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Table 4 Model results for alternative implementation scenarios, ordered by incremental net benefit

From: Cost-effectiveness of a programme of screening and brief interventions for alcohol in primary care in Italy

  Setting Screening tool and threshold (M/F) Delivery costs (€m) INHS savings (€m) Net cost to INHS (€m) QALY gains ('000 s) Incremental net benefit versus do-nothing (€m)*
A Registration FAST 3 & AUDIT 8 254 299 -45 57 1378
B Registration FAST 3 259 297 -39 57 1381
C Registration AUDIT 8 284 321 -38 62 1520
D Registration AUDIT 8/6 316 321 -5 62 1555
E Registration AUDIT-C 5/4 & AUDIT 8 356 338 17 67 1680
Next registration (baseline) Registration AUDIT-C 5/4 411 370 41 75 1921
F Consultation FAST 3 & AUDIT 8 419 503 -84 111 2684
G Consultation FAST 3 422 505 -84 111 2694
H Consultation AUDIT 8 470 500 -30 121 3000
I Consultation AUDIT 8/6 529 544 -15 122 3030
J Consultation AUDIT-C 5/4 & AUDIT 8 595 519 76 127 3258
Next consultation (baseline) Consultation AUDIT-C 5/4 687 605 82 139 3562
  1. *Assuming a willingness-to-pay of €25000/QALY.