Table 10

ICERs calculated for the threatened preterm birth models using cases of CP averted as the measure of effectiveness
Analysis Method Cost Δ cost Cases w/o CP Δ cases w/o CP ICER Status
Health system perspective MgSO4 $2,055 $425 0.96 0.01 $28,755 a
No MgSO4 $1,630 0.95
Societal perspective MgSO4 $61,028 -$22,109 0.96 0.01 -$1,494,500 Dominant
No MgSO4 $83,137 0.95

aCost-effectiveness is dependent on the willingness-to-pay threshold of the decision-maker.

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Bickford et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:527   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-527

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