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Table 3 Base Case and At-Risk Scenario Analyses

From: Cost-effectiveness of a statewide public health intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Parameter Base Case Male Base Case Female At-Risk Male At-Risk Female
  Standard CHHS Standard CHHS Standard CHHS Standard CHHS
Age 52 52 52 52 52 52 52 52
Baseline systolic BP, mm HG 131 128 125 123 134 129 131 127
Total Cholesterol 195 189 199 195 199 191 207 200
HDL cholesterol 41 44 53 55 40 44 51 53
Heart Rate 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80
Smoke No No No No No No No No
Diabetes No No No No No No No No
CVD No No No No No No No No
LVH No No No No No No No No
Valvular Disease No No No No No No No No
Total Costs ($)a 30,114 26,538 21,458 19,570 33,002 27,305 27,401 16,923
Total QALYs 15.37 15.53 15.95 16.04 15.24 15.49 15.65 16.01
Incremental Cost ($)b -3576 -1889 −5697 −10,478
Incremental QALYsc 0.16 0.08 0.26 0.36
ROId 9.39 4.96 14.96 27.51
  1. Costs represented in 2015 U.S. Dollars b Incremental cost represents cost of Colorado Heart Healthy Solutions intervention minus cost of no intervention c Incremental QALYs represent QALYs associated with Colorado Heart Healthy Solutions intervention minus QALYs of no intervention d Return on investment represents net returns of the program divided by investment in program costs