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Table 2 List of resources with respective price weights, observed resource use for each group during the pre- and post-intervention periods, and pooled values for the total study population during the first 52 week post-partum period.

From: Cost-utility analysis of a one-time supervisor telephone contact at 6-weeks post-partum to prevent extended sick leave following maternity leave in The Netherlands: results of an economic evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial

    Pre-intervention period (1st6 weeks post-partum)* Post-intervention follow-up (6-52 weeks post-partum)* 52-weeks post-partum*
    STC CP STC CP Pooled total
HEALTH CARE SECTOR Units Price weight
(in)
% Mean (S.D.) % Mean (S.D.) % Mean (S.D.) % Mean (S.D.) % Mean (S.D)
General practitioner [No. of consults] 21.03 23 0.3 (0.7) 23 0.3 (0.6) 49 1.2 (1.9) 53 1.1 (1.6) 57 1.5 (2.0)
  [No. of tel. consults] 10.51 14 0.2 (0.6) 17 0.2 (0.5) 16 0.3 (0.7) 19 0.3 (0.8) 29 0.5 (1.0)
  [No. of house calls] 42.05 8 0.1 (0.4) 12 0.2 (0.7) 3 <0.1 (0.2) 2 <0.1 (0.1) 13 0.2 (0.6)
Nurse practitioner [No. of consults] 21.03 1 <0.1 (0.1) 3 0.1 (0.4) 3 <0.1 (0.2) 4 0.1 (0.4) 6 0.1 (0.4)
  [No. of tel. consults] 10.51 2 <0.1 (0.2) 3 <0.1 (0.3) 3 <0.1 (0.2) 1 <0.1 (0.2) 5 0.1 (0.3)
  [No. of house calls] 42.05 3 0.1 (0.4) 3 <0.1 (0.3) 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 2 <0.1 (0.2)
Midwife [No. of consults] 12.13 17 0.2 (0.5) 19 0.3 (0.7) 6 0.1 (0.2) 9 0.1 (0.3) 23 0.3 (0.7)
  [No. of tel. consults] 6.06 4 0.1 (0.3) 5 0.1 (0.3) 0 0 (0) 0.5 <0.1(0.1) 5 0.1 (0.4)
  [No. of house calls] 24.26 25 0.7 (1.4) 23 0.7 (1.5) 0 0 (0) 1 <0.1 (0.1) 24 0.7 (1.5)
Obstetrican/Gynaecologist [No. of consults] 58.29 15 0.2 (0.5) 15 0.2 (0.5) 20 0.3 (0.8) 21 0.3 (0.8) 29 0.5 (1.0)
  [No. of tel. consults] 29.15 2 <0.1 (0.1) 4 0.1 (0.3) 1 <0.1 (0.1) 1 <0.1 (0.1) 1 <0.1 (0.1)
Other Medical specialist [No. of consults] 58.29 2 <0.1 (0.3) 4 0.1 (0.4) 12 0.3 (1.0) 14 0.3 (0.8) 14 0.3 (1.1)
  [No. of tel. consults] 29.15 1 <0.1 (0.9) 1 <0.1 (0.1) 4 0.1 (0.6) 2 0.1 (0.4) 4 0.1 (0.5)
Hospitalizations [Length of stay in days] 350.80 18 0.6 (1.7) 17 0.6 (1.8) 2 0.1 (0.5) 2 0.1 (0.5) 20 0.7 (1.8)
Uncomplicated delivery [Length of stay in days] ... 8 2.7 (1.6) 6 2.4 (2.0) ... ... ... ... 6.9 0.2 (0.8)
OB-GYN-assisted [Length of stay in days] ... 0 0 (0) 1 11 (1.4) ... ... ... ... 0.2 <0.1 (0.6)
C-Section [Length of stay in days] ... 4 5.1 (1.3) 5 4.1 (1.2) ... ... ... ... 5.3 0.2 (1.1)
Peri-partum complications [Length of stay in days] ... 6 3.4 (3.0) 6 3.4 (3.1) <1 0.2 (1.1) 1 0.2 (1.1) 6.2 0.2 (1.0)
Other post-partum complications [Length of stay in days] ... 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 1 <0.1 (0.4) 2 <0.1 (0.4) 1.7 0.1 (0.5)
Psychologist [No. of sessions] 76.90 0 0 <1 <0.1 (0.1) 4 0.2 (1.5) 1 0.05 (0.59) 3 0.1 (1.1)
Other psych specialists [No. of sessions] Variable ‡, § 1 <0.1 (0.1) 1 <0.1 (0.1) 2 0.1 (0.5) 2 0.1 (0.7) 3 0.1 (0.6)
Physical therapist [No. of sessions] 23.68 2 0.1 (0.5) 5 0.1 (0.9) 18 1.5 (4.6) 11 0.8 (3.1) 15 1.2 (4.1)
  [No. of fitness sessions] 13.20 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 1 <0.1 (0.4) 1 0.1 (0.7) 1 0.1 (0.5)
Manual therapist [No. of sessions] 32.75 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 5 0.2 (0.8) 2 0.1 (0.9) 3 0.1 (0.9)
Exercise therapist-Mensendieck [No. of sessions] 23.94 1 <0.1 (0.2) 2 <0.1 (0.4) 3 0.1 (1.2) 3 0.4 (2.3) 3 0.3 (2.0)
  [No. of fitness sessions] 11.60 0 0 (0) 1 <0.1 (0.3) 0 0 (0) 0.5 0.2 (2.6) <1 0.1 (2.0)
Other paramedical professionals [No. of sessions] Variable § 0 0 (0) 1 <0.1 (0.4) 5 0.2 (0.9) 2 0.1 (1.2) 4 0.2 (1.1)
Medications [% ] Variable 64   66    ...   ... 75  
Maternity aid [Hours] 31.06 97 40.0 (19.5) 98 39.2 (19.1) ... ... ... ... 98 39.6 (19.3)
Professional home/family care [Hours] Variable 2 0.4 (3.6) 2 0.5 (4.0) 0 0 (0) 0.5 0.1 (1.2) 2 0.4 (3.5)
OTHER SECTOR             
Occupational health physician [No. of consults] 34.01 § <1 <0.1 (0.1) 0 0 (0) 8 0.2 (0.8) 7 0.1 (0.4) 7 0.2 (0.6)
  [No. of tel. consults] 11.34 § 1 <0.1 (0.1) 1 <0.1 (0.1) 5 0.1 (0.5) 7 0.1 (0.5) 6 0.1 (0.5)
Occupational consultant/nurse [No. of consults] Variable § 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0.5 <0.1 (0.1) 0.5 <0.1 (0.1) <1 <0.1 (0.1)
  [No. of tel. consults] Variable § 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0.5 <0.1 (0.1)) 1 <0.1 (0.1) 1 <0.1 (0.1)
Employer-covered fitness [No. of sessions] Variable § 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0.5 0.1 (2.1) <1 0.1 (1.5)
All alternative care providers [No. of sessions] Variable § 2 <0.1 (0.1) 2 <0.1 (0.1) 3 0.1 (0.8) 4 0.1 (0.8) 4 0.1 (0.8)
PATIENT & FAMILY             
Extra paid household help [Hours] 8.64 2 0.5 (6.5) 3 0.3 (1.9) 11 1.5 (6.4) 9 1.3 (6.2) 11 1.6 (6.7)
Extra day care [Hours] 5.63 § 1 0.1 (6.5) 1 0.2 (3.3) 3 0.5 (3.4) 2 0.2 (1.5) 3 0.5 (3.7)
Partner [Hours] 8.64 52 27.2 (43.3) 51 28.3 (45.6) 31 13.1 (32.3) 19 18.3 (59.1) 58 42.5 (74.2)
Family/friends/volunteers [Hours] 8.64 31   35 11.7 (25.4) 27 6.5 (21.6) 21 6.6 (22.2) 43 15.4 (33.5)
Sport or physical fitness activity [%] Variable § 6 ... 6 ... 31 ... 30 ... 31 ...
PRODUCTIVITY LOSS             
Sick leave from paid work [Hours] 31.72 ** ... ... ... ... 41 20.5 (60.6) 45 19.8 (49.0) 43 20.4 (55.4)
Work presenteeism [Hours] 31.72 ** ... ... ... ... 58 22.1 (35.2) 57 20.6 (29.8) 58 21.7 (32.7)
Total productivity loss [Hours] ... ... ... ... ... 71 42.6 (76.2) 73 42.3 (64.6) 72 42.5 (70.3)
  1. * Percent utilization and mean resource use in the pre-intervention period was based on available cases. Corresponding figures for during the post-intervention period were based on complete cases; The sample sizes for the STC and CP groups were 200 and 210, respectively. Pooled values were based on complete cost data: note that the sample sizes for the calculations varied because maternity aide care use was only measured during the first of 9 possible measurement moments, sick leave and work presenteeism during seven of 9 possible measurement moments and the remaining resource use at all 9 possible measurement moments during the 52-week follow-up. The sample size for maternity care aide use was N = 527, for sick leave from paid work and work presenteeism N = 424, and for the remaining types of resource use N = 418.
  2. Price weight sources: Dutch guidelines for costing studies; Dutch Central Organization for Health Care Charges (CTG); § Respective providers or professional organizations; Royal Dutch Society for Pharmacy; ** Weighted average for women aged 19-45 years calculated from the Dutch guidelines for costing studies.