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Table 5 Average saving per two-weekly administration of risperidone LAI avoided (by ASGC region and nationally)

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

Saving per treatment setting and ASGC region ASGC region: Major Cities ASGC region: Inner Regional ASGC region: Outer Regional ASGC region: Remote & Very Remote
Setting 1: Patients attending a clinicb $41.03 $37.89 $52.83 $59.49
Setting 2: Mobile Outreach Visits (1 staff) $15.37a $15.79a $25.98a $24.84a
Setting 3: Mobile Outreach Visits (> 1 staff) $15.01a $12.65a $13.30a $30.99a
Total Savings ($) by ASGC region (Savings Setting 1 + Savings Setting 2 + Savings Setting 3) $71.41 $66.33 $92.10 $115.33
National risperidone LAI unit sales weighted by ASGC region (%)b 62.4% 19.5% 14.0% 4.2%
Savings ($) from two-weekly visits avoided (Weighted) $44.55 $12.91 $12.88 $4.80
National average saving ($) per two-weekly injection avoided    $75.14