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Table 4 The cost-benefit analysis for 3 different interventions

From: Cost–utility and cost–benefit analyses of school-based obesity prevention program

Intervention type Intervention costs (¥ ($)) Costs of lost productivity averted (¥ ($)) Medical care costs averted (¥ ($)) Net benefit (¥ ($)) Cost-benefit ratio
CNP 398,851.8 (57,060.3) 422,184.4 (60,398.3) 50,327.0 (7199.9) 73,659.6 (10,537.9) 1:1.2
NE 63,679.4 (9110.1) 42,654.0 (6102.1) 4511.5 (645.4) −16,513.9(− 2362.5) 1:0.7
PA 58,345.2 (8346.9) 22,028.9 (3151.5) 3341.0 (478.0) −32,975.3(− 4717.5) 1:0.4
  1. CNP comprehensive interventions including both nutrition education and physical activity, NE nutrition education, PA physical activity