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Table 1 Prices used in the economic evaluation.

From: The cost-effectiveness of the RSI QuickScan intervention programme for computer workers: Results of an economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial

  € (2006 values)1
Direct health care costs  
- General practitioner [per visit]2 21.03
- Medical specialist [per visit]2 102.01
- Physiotherapist and alternative therapist [per visit]2 23.68
- Occupational physiotherapist (1 hour)3 121.50
- Occupational psychologist (1 hour)3 126.50
- Occupational physician (20 min)3 70.00
Direct non-health care costs  
Purchased products aimed at reducing symptoms (range costs) 0 - 50
Intervention costs  
- RSI Quickscan - questionnaire3 15.00
- Information session 'Computer work and RSI'3 30.00
- Training RSI and Stress3 90.00
- Consult occupational physician (20 min)3 70.00
- Eyesight test3 20.00
- Individual workplace assessment3 330.00
- Task analyses3 60.00
Indirect costs  
Sick leave from paid labour (range costs per hour)2 20.89 - 49.78
  1. 1 € = US $ 1.27; 2 prices according to "Standardisation of costs: the Dutch manual for costing in economic evaluations", Oostenbrink, 2004. Indirect costs for paid labour were calculated according to the friction cost approach on the basis of the mean income of the Dutch population stratified for age and gender [17]; 3 prices according to the professional organisation (Occupational Health Service - Arbo Unie)