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Table 4 Incident cases, direct cost, indirect cost and total cost of skin cancer in NSW, 2010a

From: Estimating the economic costs of skin cancer in New South Wales, Australia

  Melanoma NMSC Total
Incident cases    
 Female 1502 61,798b 63,300
 Males 2295 86,812b 89,106
 Total 3797 148,610b 152,407
Direct costs    
 Females $16,349,530 $230,717,528 $247,067,059
 Cost per female incident case $10,882 $3733 $3903
 Males $22,494,516 $116,426,574 $138,921,090
 Cost per male incident case $9803 $1341 $1559
 Total $38,844,046 $347,144,102 $385,988,148
 Cost per incident case $10,230 $2336 $2533
Indirect costs    
 Females $34,928,193 $2,259,156 $37,187,349
 Cost per female incident case $23,249 $37 $587
 Males $96,325,255 $16,016,487 $112,341,742
 Cost per male incident case $41,977 $184 $1261
 Total $131,253,448 $18,275,643 $149,529,091
 Cost per incident case $34,567 $123 $981
Total costs $170,097,494 $365,419,746 $535,517,240
 Cost per incident case $44,796 $2459 $3514
  1. aAverage cost may not equate to total cost divided with cases due to rounding
  2. bNMSC is estimated from a 2002 NCCI report - the incident rate is assumed steady for 2010 and has not risen