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Table 7 Costs by item of resource usage

From: Cost-effectiveness of cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of plantar warts: economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial (EVerT trial)

Item Treatment group Mean cost (£) SD (£) Min-Max(£)
Treatment visits (Healthcare professional's time) Salicylic acid 39.59 35.03 11.00-62.00
  Cryotherapy 88.69 74.46 11.00-270.00
Verrugon (inc.pads and plasters) Salicylic acid 8.5 2.91 6.79-13.58
Cryotherapy cost (liquid nitrogen & equipment cost) Cryotherapy 60.05 13.17 17.08-85.40
Additional visit to GP Salicylic acid 0.35 2.84 0.00-31.00
  Cryotherapy 1.15 6.57 0.00-62.00
Additional visit to nurse Salicylic acid 0.78 2.98 0.00-20.00
  Cryotherapy 0.49 2.31 0.00-20.00
Total costs Salicylic acid 49.22 37.78 17.79-209.79
  Cryotherapy 150.39 78.45 50.08-365.40
Difference = 101.17 p < 0.001