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Table 4 Results of the cost-effectiveness analysis. Univariate sensitivity analysis. Changing the probability of smoking cessation

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

Assumption modified Combined programme Health advice alone
Probability of smoking cessation 0.1772a 0.24375a 0.3103a 0.0686b 0.11875b 0.1688b
  ICUR (€/QALYs)
Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Women
Healthcare perspective 115 2,426 7 1,327  − 36 888  − 20 1,046 7 1,327 51 1,782
Societal perspective  − 5,312 − 2,245 − 5,398 − 3,290 − 5,432 − 3,707 − 5,409 − 3,548 − 5,398 − 3,290 − 5,404 − 2,281
  1. aThe probability of smoking cessation with health advice alone remains constant (0.11875)
  2. bThe probability of smoking cessation with combined program remains constant (0.34275)