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Table 2 Main outcome and cost categories included in the economic evaluations analyzed

From: Health economic evaluations based on routine data in Germany: a systematic review

Outcome category Number Percent Cost category Number Percent
Connected to resource use 22 62.9% Inpatient treatment 32 91.4%
Mortality-related 17 48.6% Medication 25 71.4%
Complications 7 20.0% Outpatient treatment 15 42.9%
Incidence of original disease 7 20.0% Intervention 10 28.6%
Incidence of comorbidities 4 11.4% Medical aids/remedies 8 22.9%
Patient-reported 3 8.6% Rehabilitation 6 17.1%
QALY 2 5.7% Sickness benefits 6 17.1%
Other 10 34.3% Other/not specified 6 17.1%