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Table 4 Sensitivity and scenario analysis

From: The cost of changing physical activity behaviour: evidence from a "physical activity pathway" in the primary care setting

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Scenarios Mean cost/patient compl. PACP (SD) % change compared to base case Mean cost/patient compl. PACP (SD) % change compared to base case Differences in mean cost across delivery models (p)+
0 Base case (Figure 3a) £53.22 (7.82) -- £190.84 (38.98) -- £137.62** (0.047)
1 National rollout of 'Let's get Moving' resource booklet £20.58 (3.52) -61.33% £155.47 (35.18) -18.53% £134.89** (0.0401)
2 All consultations delivered by healthcare assistant £44.94 (6.50) -15.56% £128.29 (23.74) -32.78% £83.35** (0.0451)
3 All support activities delivered by receptionist (NHS pay band 2) £52.68 (7.81) -1.01% £178.29 (35.50) -6.58% £125.61** (0.0466)
4 Altering variability factors 1 to 3 simultaneously (Figure 3b) £11.76 (1.20) -77.9% £80.36 (16.78) -57.89% £68.60** (0.0305)
5 Changing all factors simultaneously across centres plus controlling for differences in mean consultation time across practices (Figure 3c) £11.76 (1.20) -77.9% £35.64 (4.96) -81.32% £23.88*** (0.0089)
  1. * significant on 10% level; ** significant on 5% level; *** significant on 1% level