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Table 2 Costs of Tier 4 Pathways classified as low medium and high intensity

From: Variations in bariatric surgical care pathways: a national costing study on the variability of services and impact on costs

Health Board Pre-op (Base Case) Pre-op (SA) Post-op (Base Case) Post-op (SA) Intensity
1 £681 £1071 £458 £526 High
2 £212 £423 £259 £259 Low
3 £185 £231 £452 £458 Medium
4 £340 £359 £225 £261 Low
5 £138 £226 £414 £483 Medium
6 £408 £798 £209 £356 Medium
7 £498 £544 £339 £339 Medium
8 £472 £472 £339 £339 Medium
9 £425 £539 £248 £896 High
10 £478 £478 £398 £398 Medium
Tier 4 summary costs Mean SE 95% CI Min/Max  
Pre-op (Base Case) £384 £53 £264, £503 £138, £681  
Pre-op (SA) £514 £81 £331, £697 £226, £1071  
Post-op (Base Case) £334 £30 £266, £402 £209, £458  
Post-op (SA) £432 £59 £299, £564 £259, £896  
  1. Base case = average number of appointments
  2. Sensitivity analysis = maximum number of consultations
  3. Assumed surgical assessment of 20–40 min where not stated by 4 boards