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Table 4 Assumed costs of home visits (n = 95)

From: Paediatric palliative care by video consultation at home: a cost minimisation analysis

Total Costs A B C D
Clinician consultation time Clinician travel time Clinician Travel costs Total cost (A + B + C)
$ $ $ $
Brisbane $2952 $3648 $72 $6672
Ipswich $615 $1645 $120 $2380
Redcliffe $1353 $2783 $110 $4246
Moggill $369 $759 $21 $1149
Sunshine Coast $1353 $6123 $319 $7795
Gold Coast $1476 $7284 $408 $9166
Lismore $369 $2429 $141 $2939
Kingaroy $246 $1265 $140 $1651
Subtotal road travel $8733 $25,936 $1403 $35,998
Travel by air n = 24     
Bundaberg $246 $2530 $4182 $6958
Emerald $123 $1695 $1808 $3626
Cairns $984 $11,132 $14,736 $26,852
Mt Isa $1599 $15,787 $24,466 $41,852
Subtotal air $2952 $31,144 $45,192 $79,288
Total $11,685 $ 57,080 $ 46,595 $ 115,286
Mean $ road travel $123 $365 $20 $507
Mean $ air travel $123 $1298 $1883 $3,303
Mean $ all travel $123 $601 $490 $1214