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Table 2 Health care costs means in euros per year and per person

From: “As du Coeur” study: a randomized controlled trial on quality of life impact and cost effectiveness of a physical activity program in patients with cardiovascular disease

  Total population    Intervention group  
  2013–2014
(N = 1891)
2015
(N = 1891)
p %a 2013–2014
(N = 43)
2015
(N = 43)
p %a
Hospital 2447.5 2169.0 0.61 −11,4% 1970.1 872.2 0.12 −55,7%
Cardiac medications 431.4 339.7 < 0.001 −21,3% 523.3 398.3 < 0.001 −23,9%
Other drugs 751.7 678.9 < 0.001 −9,7% 694.1 643.7 0.25 −7,3%
Cardiac visits 99.4 85.9 < 0.001 −13,6% 91.7 71.7 0.0168 −21,8%
General practitioner 244.1 277.3 < 0.001 + 13,6% 210.7 239.5 0.08 + 13,7%
Specialist visits 135.2 141.6 0.35 + 4,7% 125.5 137.4 0.79 + 9,5%
Biological tests 175.8 224.3 < 0.001 + 27,6% 207.7 162.4 0.13 −21,8%
Nurse consultations 205.6 219.3 0.51 + 6,7% 268.5 201.6 0.0216 −24,9%
Investigations 526.0 537.1 0.92 + 2,1% 696.4 668.1 0.84 −4,1%
Total 4087.3 € 4179.9 € 0.41 + 2,3% 4096.7 € 2877.0 € 0.05 −29,8%
  1. a Health care consumption evolution between years 2013–2014 and year 2015