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Table 1 Unit cost price for direct medical and direct non-medical costs by the reference year 2014

From: Towards sustainable mental health promotion: trial-based health-economic evaluation of a positive psychology intervention versus usual care

  Direct medical costs Direct non-medical costs
Health service type Unit Unit cost price km Unit cost price
Family doctor – standard consult Contact 33 1,1 3.21
Family doctor – mental health Contact 66 1,1 3.21
Family doctor – home visit Contact 50 NA NA
Company doctor Contact 33 17,6 6.34
Social worker Contact 65 5 3.95
Regional mental health center Contact 112 10 4.90
Regional addiction center Contact 112 10 4.90
Independent psychologist, psychotherapist, psychiatrist Contact 94 7 4.33
Psychologist, psychotherapist, psychiatrist in hospitala Contact 91 7 4.33
Self-help group Hour 14 7 4.33
Alternative healerb Contact 55 5 3.95
  1. aUnit cost price was based on a weighted mean of a general and academic hospital
  2. bUnit cost price was based on own calculation as weighted average of homeopath and acupuncturist