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Table 4 Sensitivity analysis results. Changes from Base-case, in %, according to different parameters on retirement age and age exclusions

From: Direct and lost productivity costs associated with avoidable hospital admissions

 Direct costLost productivityTotal
Base-case (in €)210,026,75540,037,422250,064,177
Retirement age0.00+ 11.81+ 1.89
Age limit
 Exclusion ≥75 years−67.500.00−56.69
Multi-way (retirement age and age limit)−67.50+ 11.81−54.80
Total costs per population aged 18 years or older (in €)
 Base-case  31.53
 Retirement age variation  32.13
 Age limit variation  13.66
 Multi-way variation  14.25