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Table 2 Costs included in the model

From: Cost-effectiveness analysis of text messaging to support health advice for smoking cessation

  Combined program Health advice
Costs of each option/patient €187.90 €166.95
 Cost of general practitioner appointment (2018 portfolio of services of the Basque Health Service) €58 × 4 €58 × 4
 Cost of nurse appointment (2018 portfolio of services of the Basque Health Service) €24 × 1 €24 × 1
 Cost of nurse phone consultation (2018 portfolio of services of the Basque Health Service) €12 × 4 €12 × 4
 Cost of the text messaging program €17,385.27a  
 Cost of the messages sent €3,127.85a  
 Cost of two CO monitors and mouthpiece €1,891.5b
 Program logo €431.5a  
Annual costs of the treatments of smoking-related diseases
 Incidence-related costs
  Lung cancer €13,206 44
  Stroke €5,759.50 44
  Myocardial infarction €12,987 43
  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease €1,672 42
  Heart disease €8,578 43
 Prevalence-related costs
  Lung cancer €13,206 44
  Stroke €3,596.60 44
  Myocardial infarction €3,046 43
  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease €1,672 42
  Heart disease €685 43
  Training costs for the combined program €1,900  
  1. aFor calculating the costs per patient, the total amount for each item was divided by the total number of patients in each group (1000)
  2. bFor calculating the costs per patient, the total amount for each item was divided by the total number of people in both groups