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Table 1 Papers reviewed by area and result. Numbers in parentheses show articles with effectiveness data generated within the study.

From: Cost-effectiveness of injury prevention - a systematic review of municipality based interventions

Area Number of papers
n = 20
Showing net savings Showing a cost per health score gained Showing no effects
Community-based, multitargeted 1 1   
Traffic safety 1 1a 1a  
Smoke alarm 2 1(1)   1
Fall reduction 6 2b 4(3)b 1
Hip Protectors 9 7c 4c 1(1)
Sports 1 1(1)d 1(1)d  
Total 20 14 10 3
  1. a One study reported both net savings (time horizon 8 years) and a cost per health score gained (time horizon 1 year) and is thus reported twice [31].
  2. b One study reported both net savings (time horizon 10 years) and a cost per health score gained (time horizon 1 year) and is thus reported twice [27].
  3. c Included are three articles that report both net savings and a cost per health score gained and are thus reported twice each. One study show net savings without nursing aide time added and a cost per health score gained if added [17]. Another study show net savings for an older population [15]. The third study show net savings for a high-risk population [14].
  4. d One study reported both net savings (time horizon "long term") and a cost per health score gained (time horizon 36 weeks) and is thus reported twice [33].