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Table 4 Mean per patient costs (£) by group (SD)

From: Cost-effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy versus talking and usual care for depressed older people in primary care

  CBT
n = 67
TC
n = 65
TAU
n = 66
p value
Baseline Costs (3 months) 180 (127) 163 (125) 225 (193) 0.0703
Intervention costs 437 (276) 180 (102) - 0.0000
Community health service costs at 4 months 304 (312) 240 (199) 361 (340) 0.1604
Community health service costs at 10 months 1027 (1118) 704 (523) 1037 (1005) 0.0733
Total costs at 4 months 741 (437) 419 (206) 361 (340) 0.0000
Total costs at 10 months 1464 (1198) 884 (537) 1037 (1005) 0.0001
  1. * costs cannot be equated to the average numbers of contacts reported above, as they have been extrapolated to estimate the gaps in between follow up periods.