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Table 6 Overview of Cost-utility ratios and ICER

From: Erratum to: ‘Quality of life and costs of spasticity treatment in German stroke patients’

Utility parameter INCO CON
Responder rate in Ashworth Score per clinical pattern Responder rate Cost-utility ratio Responder rate Cost-utility ratio ICER
Shoulder adduction / internal rotation 62.9 % 16,325 € 15.5 % 30,929 € 11,549 €
Shoulder abduction 73.0 % 14,066 € 19.7 % 24,335 € 10,271 €
Shoulder elevation 72.7 % 14,124 € 20.6 % 23,272 € 10,507 €
Flexed elbow 83.8 % 12,253 € 26.9 % 17,821 € 9,621 €
Pronated forearm 79.0 % 12,998 € 22.0 % 21,791 € 9,604 €
Flexed wrist 86.2 % 11,912 € 26.6 % 18,022 € 9,185 €
Thumb-in-palm 78.8 % 13,031 € 20.0 % 23,970 € 9,310 €
Clenched fist 84.4 % 12,166 € 22.2 % 21,595 € 8,801 €
Intrinsic-Plus-position (hand) 78.9 % 13,014 € 19.5 % 24,585 € 9,216 €
Improvement in SF-12 dimension Improvement Cost-utility ratio Improvement Cost-utility ratio ICER
Physical Health 7.96 1,290 € 0.83 5,776 € 768 €
Mental Health 10.75 955 € 5.71 840 € 1,086 €
  1. Incremental Cost-Effectiveness Ratio (ICER) = (Total costs INCO – Total costs CON)/(Utility value INCO – Utility value CON)