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Table 4 Parameters for the probability sensitivity analysis

From: Patients’ out-of-pocket expenses analysis of presurgical teledermatology

  Presurgical TD patients (70) Presurgical CR patients (53)
Gamma
Dist.a
Mean Stdev Range Gamma
Dist.a
Mean Stdev Range
Min Max Min Max
Opportunity cost of visits (€) γ (0.69,0.10) 7.33 8.89 0.00 103.4 γ (0.77,19.98) 15.26 17.01 0.00 184.8
Direct costs of visits
 Visit fees (€) γ (8.63,1.02) 10.02 3.05 1.51 26.29 γ (41.52,0.29) 12.03 1.87 5.97 20.18
 Transport cost (€) γ (2.13,0.15) 23.78 26.74 0.09 80.69 γ (1.04,35.00) 36.02 35.23 0.00 305.3
  1. aThe parameters used in the Gamma distribution: \(\gamma \left( {\alpha ,\beta } \right)\) where \(\alpha = Mean^{2} /Stdev^{2}\) and \(\beta = Stdev^{2} /Mean^{2}\) using the mean and variance of the population under analysis