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Table 4 Pooled costs and cost differences in Euros between baseline and two year follow-up

From: Economic evaluation of a weight control program with e-mail and telephone counseling among overweight employees: a randomized controlled trial

  Control n=448 Phone n=453   Internet n=450  
  Mean (SEM) Mean (SEM) ΔC (95% CI) a Mean (SEM) ΔC (95% CI)
Intervention 0 201 (5) 201 (NAb) 177 (5) 177 (NA)
Health care 656 (46) 739 (61) 83 (−56; 219) 819 (90) 163 (10; 344)
Sick leave 1824 (249) 1893 (296) 69 (−731; 765) 1498 (305) −326 (−1019; 419)
Total 2480 (273) 2832 (295) 352 (−462; 1095) 2494 (360) 14 (−790; 817)
  1. a ΔC, mean difference in total costs; b NA, not applicable.