Table 4

Summary of indirect costs for intervention and control groups at baseline, 12 months and 24 months*

Baseline12 months24 months
CostInterventionControlInterventionControlInterventionControl
N544545488497482480
Exercise costs (NZ$)325.26 (578.28)307.66 (546.01)401.63 (2206.64)279.14 (560.80)262.30 (535.88)268.56 (515.78)
GP cost to patient (NZ$)181.30 (322.88)153.77 (162.08)109.68 (117.05)109.20 (104.80)99.81 (124.37)90.89 (98.64)
Total personal cost (NZ$)506.56 (664.58)461.43 (574.32)520.07 (2210.19)396.52 (567.34)373.79 (534.57)370.27 (522.55)
GP cost to health funder (NZ$)183.30 (384.96)154.20 (313.15)175.82 (315.18)150.76 (285.15)171.83 (335.04)127.25 (231.47)
Inpatient costs (NZ$) to health funder431.49 (1595.14)551.24 (2238.69)517.67 (2147.12)484.90 (1769.15)426.12 (1810.79)435.60 (1782.25)
education department/outpatient department costs to health funder160.54 (358.65)159.08 (365.91)99.62 (273.23)106.37 (294.59)121.97 (323.07)114.24 (452.86)
Cost (NZ$) of time off work415.76 (1881.58)317.85 (917.73)199.36 (505.60)309.35 (1356.39)200.33 (863.93)197.11 (716.42)
Total provider cost and cost of loss of productivity1191.09 (2994.18)1182.37 (2780.15)1036.95 (2567.90)1091.26 (2801.01)932.12 (2297.51)856.81 (2114.89)
Total indirect costs (NZ$)$1697.65 (3122.75)$1643.80 (2898.17)$1558.62 (3445.24)$1490.78 (2866.56)$1361.22 (2426.67)$1274.49 (2205.88)
  • Figures reported are exclusive of goods and services tax.

  • * Mean (SD) costs per participant are presented for all cost components.