Table 4.

Incremental costs, incremental health-related quality of life (QALYs), and cost-effectiveness analysis

CostsQALYsICER
Cost-effectiveness results (disease-related costs)
    intervention$46311.502
    control$57411.456
    incrementala−$11090.046Dominantb
Cost-effectiveness results (all costs)
    intervention$11,7391.502
    control$14,1801.456
    incrementala−$24410.046Dominantb
  • Results in Table 4 include imputed data and differ from Table 3 because of imputation and discounting 2nd-year costs and QALYs by 5%.

  • a Incremental, intervention − control.

  • b Less costly, more QALYs.