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Table 4 Cost and Cost-effectiveness of tailored vs. non-tailored interventions

From: Cost-effectiveness of a tailored intervention designed to increase breast cancer screening among a non-adherent population: a randomized controlled trial

  Tailored (n = 1394) Non-tailored (n = 465)
Item Unit twice (JPY) Quantity Total Cost (JPY) Unit twice (JPY) Quantity Total Cost (JPY)
Individual Assessment       
  Questionnaire 30 1,394 41, 820    0
  Envelopes 42 1,394 58,548    0
  Postage 175 1,394 243,950    0
  Data entry and analysis 5 1,394 6,970    0
Overhead costs 10,000 9 90,000 10,000 3 30,000
Reminder       
  Envelopes 26 1,394 36,244 26 465 12,090
  Printing 43 1.394 59,942 43 465 19,995
  Postage 120 1,394 167,280 120 465 55,800
Total cost    704,754    117,885
Cost per capita    506    254
Cost per extra mammograhy    2,544    4,366
  1. *Based on administrative staff salary: 10,000JPY/day.