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Table 2 Attributable Direct public health care procedures and costs for colon cancer by increasing physical activity in Brazil, 2015–2017a

From: Economic burden of colorectal and breast cancers attributable to lack of physical activity in Brazil

  TMRE (≥8000 MET-min/week) PA guidelines (≥600 MET-min/week)
Procedures, sex Total Attributable Attributable
Number of Procedures Costs (R$) PPP Number of Procedures Costs (R$) PPP Number of Procedures Costs (R$) PPP
Hospitalization
 Both 43,061 95,493,424 45,444,206 7506 16,648,732 7,922,937 2045 4,522,081 2,152,006
 Men 21,320 46,235,648 22,003,005 3549 7,696,932 3,662,880 960 2,080,133 989,911
 Women 21,741 49,257,772 23,441,199 3957 8,951,800 4,260,057 1085 2,441,949 1,162,095
Chemotherapy
 Both 98,246 185,853,696 88,445,604 17,125 32,397,412 15,417,550 4649 8,794,968 4,185,423
 Men 48,101 91,059,408 43,334,109 8015 15,174,362 7,221,302 2170 4,107,295 1,954,614
 Women 50,146 94,794,296 45,111,499 9110 17,223,050 8,196,248 2479 4,687,673 2,230,809
Radiotherapy
 Both 680 579,535 275,794 119 101,072 48,099 32 27,439 13,058
 Men 321 276,443 131,556 54 46,122 21,949 15 12,565 5979
 Women 359 303,092 144,238 65 54,951 26,150 18 14,875 7079
Total 141,987 281,926,655 134,165,603 24,750 49,147,216 23,388,586 6726 13,344,488 6,350,486
  1. PPP Purchasing power parity in 2015–2017 (conversion factor 2.10); Colon cancer was defined as ICD C18; TMRE theoretical minimum risk exposure level scenario (population reaching ≥8000 MET-min/week); PA guidelines: population reaching at least 600 MET-min/week. aAverage of costs in 2015–2017