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Table 4 Intervention parameters for the polypill intervention (Year 1 shown only)

From: Differences in primary health care delivery to Australia’s Indigenous population: a template for use in economic evaluations

Intervention parameter General population Indigenous population
  Mainstream GP services Mainstream GP services ACCHSs
Intervention effectiveness:
·RR Acute coronary syndrome 0.45 0.45 0.45
·RR stroke 0.31 0.31 0.31
Intervention costs AUD$ (Yr 1):
·1 Long consultation $58.55 $58.55 $155.78*
·2 Short consultations $61.70 $61.70 $226.36*
·Medication $500.00 $500.00 $500.00
·Pathology tests $43.62 $43.62 $50.60* ($43.62 x 1.16)
Health service utilization rate 82% 49.2%* (82% x 60%) 60%* (82% x 73.2%)
Treatment adherence rate 60% 46.7%* (60% x 77.8%) 57.4%* (60% x 95.7%)
Cost offsets AUD$ (Yr 1) (savings per CVD case averted) $11,078 $13,183* ($11,078 x 1.19) $13,183* ($11,078 x 1.19)
  1. * Indicates values for which the IHSD Template (from Table 3) has been applied (calculations in parentheses).