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Table 4 Costs (€) and consumption of healthcare resources and sick-leave during 6 months.

From: Costs of shoulder pain and resource use in primary health care: a cost-of-illness study in Sweden

Direct costs Mean number of
visits
Total number Cost per
patient
Total costs
General Practitioner 0.89 (0.97) 181 95 (105) 19429
Physiotherapy 3.91 (7.40) 798 195 (369) 39825
X-ray* 0.28 (0.45) 57 18 (29) 3719
Ultrasound* 0.11 (0.31) 23 14 (39) 2857
Medicine* 0.28 58 4 (6) 718
Total healthcare costs    326 (389) 66548
Indirect costs     
Sick-leave** 9.04 (29.17) 1844 1743 (5626) 355610
Total costs    2069 (5730) 422158
  1. N = 204. Means (SD) or total numbers are presented
  2. * Number of patients given prescriptions for medicine, x-rays or ultrasound
  3. ** Days