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Table 2 Summary of national average resource-utilisation per administration of a risperidone long-acting injection

From: The cost associated with administering risperidone long-acting injections in the Australian community

Average Resource use ASGC region: Major Cities (95% CI) ASGC region: Inner Regional (95% CI) ASGC region: Outer Regional (95% CI) ASGC region: Remote & Very Remote (95% CI)
   Injection time (min) 19.4 (19.1 to 19.7) 18.2 (17.7 to 18.7) 23.4 (21.8 to 25.1) 29.0 (27.6 to 30.4)
   National average injection time (min)      20.12   
Outreach visits 1 Staff Visits > 1 Staff Visits 1 Staff Visits > 1 Staff Visits 1 Staff Visits > 1 Staff Visits 1 Staff Visits > 1 Staff Visits
   Distance travelled/Staff (km) 22.9 (20.1 to 25.6) 19.2 (17.2 to 20.1) 19.4 (18.3 to 20.5) 19.5 (18. 3 to 23.1) 66.3 (43.2 to 89.4) 29.2 (15.5 to 42.9) 55.5 (12.7 to 98.2) 218.1 (12.7 to 331.8)
   Time travelled/Staff (min) 44.6 (43.0 to 46.3) 41.4 (38.8 to 44.0) 34.1 (32.6 to 35.7) 33.4 (28.4 to 38.4) 54.4 (40.3 to 68.4) 29.2 (20.0 to 38.4) 54.5 (29.6 to 79.3) 136.3 (70.8 to 201.8)
   Reduction in outreach visits (%) 18.0 (0 to 40.3) 19.6 (0 to 49.6) 21.2 (0 to 58.1) 22.5 (0 to 70.9) 41.7 (4.0 to 79.0) 38.9 (0 to 100) 21.4 (0 to 67.6) 13.3 (0 to 100)