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Table 2 Table showing cost units of items in the Otago Exercise Programme

From: A prospective cohort study measuring cost-benefit analysis of the Otago Exercise Programme in community dwelling adults with rheumatoid arthritis

Activity Resource Type Type & Units Cost/Unit Annual Cost Cost Per Participant per year (N = 535)
Equipment Materials 2 x Ankle Cuffs Weights 535 Average
£17.40
($25.12)
£9309.00
($13,439.86)
£8.70
($12.56)
Training course for 27 PTs 1 Lead PT Instruction 27 h £34/h
($49/h)
£918.00
($1325.36)
£1.72
($2.48)
  Materials 2 Instruction Manual for LPT £40.00
($57.75)
£80.00
($115.50)
£0.15
(£0.22)
   Ankle Cuff Weights    
Intervention PT Labour 3 h per participant per session £34/h
($49/h)
£54,570
($78,785.43)
£102
($147.26)
PT Travel Time 1 h per participant per session £34/h
($49/h)
£18,190
($26,261.80)
£34
($49)
LPT Quality control check 27 LPT QCC £34/h
($49/h)
£918
($1325.36)
£1.72
($2.48)
PT Telephone Calls 0.75 h per participant per session £25.50/h
($36.82)
£13,642.50
($19,696.36)
£25.50
($36.82)
TOTALs     £97,627.50
($140,949.70)
£182.48
($263.46)
Overhead Costs    19.31% of resources use £18,851.87
($27,217.40)
£30.25
($43.67)
Total after overhead costs     £116,479.37
($168,167.10)
£217.72
($314.33)
  1. PT-Physiotherapist
  2. LPT- Lead Physiotherapist
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