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Table 4 Scenario analysis varying hospitalisation rate in usual care group (optimal care service delivery Option 1)a

From: Cost-effectiveness analysis of guideline-based optimal care for venous leg ulcers in Australia

Hospitalisation rate in usual care group (annual) 5.34% (Baseline) 1.16% (low) 12.36% (high)
Total costs in usual care group $2,831,006,652 $2,543,990,422 $3,340,479,326
Total costs in optimal care group $1,200,427,937 $1,200,427,937 $1,200,427,937
Total incremental costs -$1,630,578,715 -$1,343,562,485 -$2,140,051,390
Total QALYs in usual care group 476,090 476,181 475,928
Total QALYs in optimal care group 504,431 504,431 504,431
Incremental QALYs 28,341 28,249 28,503
Hospitalisations avoided over 5 years 21,677 3461 54,013
  1. a Costs, QALYs and hospitalisations avoided were calculated for all individuals affected by VLU over 5 years in Australia