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Table 2 Intervention session costs

From: Economic evaluation of a dietary intervention for adults with major depression (the “SMILES” trial)

   Dietary Support Social Support
Number of sessions* mean (S.D.) 5.9 (1.6) 4.3 (2.7)
  median 7 5.5
Total contact time (hours)* mean (S.D.) 4.8 (1.4) 3.4 (2.3)
Health sector cost* mean (S.D.) 217 (65) 133 (89)
  median 234 148
Societal cost* mean (S.D.) 1692 (96) 1886 (147)
  median 1711 1934
  1. *denotes significant differences at p < 0.05
  2. Note that the societal cost includes food and travel costs