Table 2

Cost-effectiveness (C/E) ratios depending on key costing assumptions

Alternative 1Alternative 2C/E
ScreeningFH approachDifference
0% dr3% dr0% dr3% dr0% dr3% dr
Healthcare perspective, net healthcare costs (C1-S1)17 96417 83713 45413 32920 47240 503
Societal perspective, all resource use (C1+C2+C3-S1-S2-S3)32 15031 71030 96631 07953745669
  • Effectiveness was calculated life-years gained (LYG). 0% and 3% discount rates (dr) were used. E=0.1113 LYG/included woman, 3% dr. E=0.2203 LYG/included woman, 0% dr. For the explanation of C1, C2, C3, S1, S2, S3, see table 1.

  • FH, family history.