Table 3

Net Benefits (NB) and Cost-Effectiveness Ratio (CER) US$ Per QALY saved

Overall

Hispanic Parameters*


I

II†

I

II†


Intervention Cost

US$44,039

US$44,039

† US$44,039

US$44,039

Cases Overweight Averted

14.93

14.93

14.93

14.93

QALYs Saved

8.55

8.55

8.52

8.52

Medical Costs Averted

US$36,348

US$51,590

US$36,348

US$51,590

Costs of lost labor productivity averted

US$75,816

US$75,816

US$50,929

US$50,929

Cost-effectiveness ratio

US$900

0

US$903

0

Net Benefit

US$68,125

US$83,368

US$43,239

US$58,481


*Uses Hispanic estimates for QALYs, labor productivity, and median wages.

† Using female obesity medical costs 40–64 used in Wang et al. [35]

Brown et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:47   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-4-47

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