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Table 4 Mean annual costs

From: Acceptability, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of internet-based exposure treatment for irritable bowel syndrome in a clinical sample: a randomized controlled trial

  Pre-treament Post-treatment Follow-up
  Treatment   Waiting list Treatment Waiting list Treatment
  m (se) m (se) m (se) m (se) m (se)
Direct medical costs 2487 (633) 2115 (689) 1148 (301) 1453 (417) 1868 (566)
   Health care visits 2455 (634) 2082 (687) 1405 (374) 1412 (413) 2284 (706)
   Medications 33 (8) 33 (11) 21 (8) 42 (18) 37 (17)
Direct non-medical costs 504 (265) 88 (42) 150 (105) 338 (243) 405 (177)
Indirect non-medical costs 14817 (3554) 13440 (2852) 12729 (3103) 16233 (3124) 12437 (3134)
   Unemployment 10204 (3435) 7054 (2937) 8747 (3248) 8465 (3155) 8747 (3248)
   Sick-leave 3492 (1531) 5547 (1439) 3028 (940) 6295 (1698) 2816 (900)
   Work cutback 376 (138) 211 (78) 515 (233) 998 (287) 426 (167)
   Domestic 744 (182) 528 (157) 440 (152) 475 (114) 448 (140)
Total (excl. intervention costs) 17808 (3866) 15542 (3029) 14306 (3131) 18025 (3367) 15163 (2368)
Intervention costs      709 (78) 298 (26) 709 (78)
Total (incl. intervention costs) 17808 (3866) 15542 (3029) 15014 (3112) 18323 (3370) 15871 (3343)