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Table 4 Optimization results in model without capacity constraints

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

Budget (€ *10^6) Spent in general population (%) Total health gains (QALY *1000) Gained in general population (%) Incremental costs per QALY
1 100 700 100 €1,460
10 100 6,950 100 €1,460
100 96 49,600 96 €3,040
250 96 78,000 96 €7,230
500 74 113,000 84 €8,510
750 73 142,000 81 €10,900
1000 55 168,000 68 €10,900
2500 70 309,000 73 €13,700
5000 77 516,000 78 €20,000
7250 78 651,000 78 €20,800
10,000 84 801,000 82 €21,700
Maximal budget: 13,587 87 958,000 84 €426,000
  1. Maximal health gains and incremental costs per QALY for a range of different budgets. Model without capacity constraints. (Net present values over a lifetime horizon. Discounted rates 4% for costs and 1.5% for QALYs, price level 2007.)