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Table 3 Summary of costs (EURO) and effects at follow-up assessment (71 weeks)

From: Cost-effectiveness of dialectical behaviour therapy vs. enhanced usual care in the treatment of adolescents with self-harm

  Total costs Outpatient costs Number of self-harm episodes Change in CGAS score
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
DBT-A 22,107 (13,358) 21,217 (10,906) 15.0 (17.5) 10.4 (13.4)
EUC 29,912 (40,179) 19,504 (14,291) 37.5 (52.9) 6.3 (14.9)
  1. a Cost difference in EURO per reduction of one self-harm episode
  2. b Cost difference in EURO per one point improvement in CGAS score (global functioning)
  Mean (CI 95%) Mean (CI 95%) Mean (CI 95%) Mean (CI 95%)
Group differences − 7805 (− 21,622 to 6012) 1713 (− 4049 to 7475) − 22.5 (− 40.6 to − 4.3) 4.1 (− 2.3 to 10.6)
ICER, total costs/self-harm 346a    
ICER, outpatient costs/self-harm − 76a    
ICER, total costs/CGAS − 1904b    
  1. a Cost difference in EURO per reduction of one self-harm episode
  2. b Cost difference in EURO per one point improvement in CGAS score (global functioning)