Table 5

Mean costs per different health outcome comparing different RV vaccination strategies under base-case assumptions (RV1) using a healthcare provider perspective
Targeted versus no vaccination Universal versus no vaccination Universal versus targeted vaccination
Costs (€)a
per case avoided 21 174 191
per life year saved 2,400 96,600 894,000
per fatal case 0.03b 1.03b 21.60b
per QALY gained 2,600 60,200 162,000

aA discount rate of 3% was used for both costs and effects; b€million. QALY, quality-adjusted life year; RV, rotavirus.

Bruijning-Verhagen et al.

Bruijning-Verhagen et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:112   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-112

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