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Table 5 Mean costs (€) and standard deviations in patients with persistent symptoms versus those in recovered patients after 6 and 26 weeks (n = 492)

From: Costs of shoulder pain in primary care consulters: a prospective cohort study in The Netherlands

  week 1–6 week 1–26
  Persistent symptoms Recovered Persistent symptoms Recovered
Direct health care costs 82 ± 71 48 ± 49 206 ± 301 107 ± 133
Direct non-health care costs 37 ± 115 20 ± 82 133 ± 316 70 ± 274
Total direct costs 120 ± 144 68 ± 98 339 ± 477 177 ± 325
Indirect costs 208 ± 727 127 ± 679 628 ± 2049 279 ± 1458
Total costs 328 ± 780 195 ± 696 966 ± 2334 457 ± 1573
  1. Presented are group means, and standard deviations.