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Table 2 Mean (SD) costs, activity and marginal costs

From: Economic evaluation of policy initiatives in the organisation and delivery of healthcare: a case study of gastroenterology endoscopy services

  Equipment Training EAC* One off costs Recurring Initial cost 2004 activity Initial marginal cost/patient Subsequent year cost 2005 activity Subsequent year marginal cost/patient
Intervention (I) £33432 (66674) £7727 (5747) £9116 (14987) £51888 (74323) £69949 (68537) £130,954 (£81,714) 5392 (1524) £26.62 (16.71) £79, 066 (£71,777) 5244 (1138) £17.43 (16.40)
Control (C) £72346 (100821) £6146 (9656) £17385 (21949) £40763 (37321) £75825 (83335) £133,972 (£100,928) 4417 (1703) £33.88 (24.23) £93,209 (£95,295) 4787 (1848) £20.91 (19.04)
Difference C–I (p value, 95% CI)       £3,019 (.07,-£88,745 to £94,783)   £7.26 (.74, -£13.55 to £28.05) £14,143 (.74,-£70,160 to £98,447)   £3.48 (.42,-£14.27 to £21.24)
  1. *Equivalent annual cost.
  2. P values (95% CI) for totals.