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Table 3 Expected lifetime cost-effectiveness results of HPSF and PAS

From: Lifetime cost-effectiveness and equity impacts of the Healthy Primary School of the Future initiative

Strategies Costs Difference in costs QALYs Difference in QALYs Difference in costs / Difference in QALYs
Healthcare perspectivea
 Regular school curriculum €249,535 [€225,176; €234,083]   52.164 [51.795; 52.667]  
 PAS €251,419 [€226,968; €236,002] €1883 [€1638; €2032] 52.196 [51.817; 52.725] 0.032 [0.008; 0.050] €58,698
 HPSF €253,175 [€228,700; €237,822] €1756 [€1491; €2109] 52.203 [51.820; 52.686] 0.007 [−0.021; 0.042] €248,206
Societal perspectiveb
 Regular school curriculum €259,380 [€233,506; €246,790]   52.164 [51.795; 52.667]  
 HPSF €260,152 [€234,169; €247,664] €773 [€525; €941] 52.203 [51.817; 52.725] 0.039 [0.017; 0.060] €19,734
 PAS €261,025 [€235,065; €248,459] €872 [€522; €1139] 52.196 [51.820; 52.686] −0.007 [−0.042; 0.021] Dominated
  1. Notes: HPSF the Healthy Primary School of the Future, LYs Life years, PAS The Physical Activity School, QALYs Quality-adjusted life years. Between brackets: uncertainty interval based on the probabilistic results
  2. a Costs: intervention costs + healthcare costs
  3. b Costs: intervention costs + healthcare costs + school absenteeism costs