Table 3

Total costs associated with operating each email counselling service at varying workloads.

Email consultations per annum

COTS ($)

Purpose-written ($)


1000

19,930

31,925

2000

39,860

51,855

3000

64,650

71,785

4000

86,200

91,715

5000

107,750

111,645

6000

207,141

193,029

7000

228,691

212,959

8000

250,241

232,889

9000

271,791

252,819

10,000

293,341

272,749


Caffery et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:107   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-107

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