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Table 2 Costs per QALY compared to care as usual

From: Targeted versus universal prevention. a resource allocation model to prioritize cardiovascular prevention

Average costs per QALY (euro) Age category Target population Intervention
(Short name)
1400 20-44 General population Minimal cessation counseling by GP (S1)
1500 20-44 Diabetes patients Minimal cessation counseling by GP (Sd1)
2700 45-64 Diabetes patients Minimal cessation counseling by GP (Sd2)
2900 45-64 General population Minimal cessation counseling by GP (S2)
3000 20-44 General population Hartslag Limburg (HL1)
5400 45-64 General population Hartslag Limburg (HL2)
5800 20-44 Diabetes patients LookAHEAD (LA1)
5900 20-44 Diabetes patients X-PERT (XP1)
6400 20-44 Diabetes patients Intensive smoking cessation counseling plus pharmacotherapy((ISd1)
6700 20-44 General population Intensive smoking cessation counseling plus pharmacotherapy (IS1)
6800 20-44 Diabetes patients Medication to reduce blood pressure for persons with
SBP > 140 (BPd1)
7400 45-64 Diabetes patients X-PERT (XP2)
7800 45-64 Diabetes patients Medication to reduce blood pressure for persons with
SBP > 140 (BPd2)
8000 65+ Diabetes patients Minimal cessation counseling by GP (Sd3)
8600 45-64 General population Intensive smoking cessation counseling plus pharmacotherapy (IS2)
9200 45-64 Diabetes patients Intensive smoking cessation counseling plus pharmacotherapy (ISd2)
9800 45-64 Diabetes patients Statins for all diabetes patients (Std2)
10100 45-64 Diabetes patients LookAHEAD (LA2)
10500 65+ General population Minimal cessation counseling by GP (S3)
10900 45-64 General population Medication to reduce blood pressure for persons with SBP > 140 (BP2)
11000 20-44 Diabetes patients Statins for all diabetes patients (Std1)
11200 20-44 General population Medication to reduce blood pressure for persons with SBP > 140 (BP1)
12900 65+ Diabetes patients Medication to reduce blood pressure for persons with SBP > 140 (BPd3)
16100 65+ General population Hartslag Limburg (HL3)
16600 65+ General population Medication to reduce blood pressure for persons with SBP > 140 (BP3)
16600 65+ Diabetes patients Statins for all diabetes patients (Std3)
18100 20-44 General population Statins for persons with total cholesterol > 6.5 (St1)
18500 45-64 General population Statins for persons with total cholesterol > 6.5 (St2)
19700 65+ Diabetes patients X-PERT (XP3)
19900 20-44 General population SLIM (SL1)
27300 45-64 General population SLIM (SL2)
28100 65+ General population Statins for persons with total cholesterol > 6.5 (St3)
32300 65+ Diabetes patients Intensive smoking cessation counseling plus pharmacotherapy (ISd3)
33200 65+ Diabetes patients LookAHEAD (LA3)
35500 65+ General population Intensive counseling plus pharmacotherapy (IS3)
59600 65+ General population SLIM (SL3)
  1. For the interventions in each age category ordered at worsening cost-effectiveness. (Net present values over a lifetime horizon. Discount rates 4% for costs and 1.5% for QALYs, price level 2007.).