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Table 2 Mean costs per year of patients with BPD

From: The burden of disease in patients eligible for mentalization-based treatment (MBT): quality of life and costs

Type of service Mean quantity Mean cost (2014 prices), € SD cost (2014 prices), € Percentage of total direct medical costs Subjects using the service, N Valid N Missings Subjects using the service, (% of valid N)
Direct medical costs per year
 General practitioner 10.16 312.70 636.93 2.3 141 322 81 43.8
 Company doctor 2.07 63.56 163.38 .5 56 308 95 18.2
 Physiotherapist 3.54 140.26 644.45 1.0 30 317 86 9.5
 Alternative health practitioner 2.15 116.45 772.13 .9 21 320 83 6.6
 Domestic help 44.34 704.33 3235.95 5.3 47 339 64 13.9
 Self help group 4.7 271.76 1732.54 2.0 19 315 88 6.0
 Social worker 3.55 253.46 960.62 1.9 47 315 88 14.9
 Substance abuse outpatient care 1.29 39.53 286.92 .3 18 319 84 5.6
 Outpatient mental health care 13.24 2488.36 5589.44 18.6 113 288 115 39.2
 Psychiatric practice 9.8 947.85 2175.99 7.1 95 296 107 32.1
 Outpatient clinic 2.84 359.08 1453.43 2.7 36 310 93 11.6
 Day hospital care 10.39 1880.12 6779.94 14.0 44 314 89 14.0
 Inpatient health care 11.4 5239.60 27586.25 39.1 28 314 89 8.9
 Medical specialist 1.94 153.48 510.58 1.1 41 313 90 13.1
 Medication NA 434.48 634.35 3.2 82 109 294 75.2
Total   13405.00       
Indirect costs per year
 Absence from worka 84.14 2502.54 10005.20 72.0 41 317 86 12.9
 Reduced efficiency at worka 17.3 467.24 2951.80 13.4 16 283 120 5.7
 Difficulties with nonpaying jobs 36.73 504.63 1466.64 14.5 44 241 162 18.3
Total   3474.41       
  1. NA Not Applicable
  2. aEstimated for 90 patients that had a paying job (320 valid N; 83 missing values)