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Table 2 Total population level costs, QALYs DW gained and ICERs (95% uncertainty intervals) arising from vaccinating 12-year-olds (boys and girls) in New Zealand in 2011, for the two interventions each compared to no vaccination program and for incremental comparisons

From: Is expanding HPV vaccination programs to include school-aged boys likely to be value-for-money: a cost-utility analysis in a country with an existing school-girl program

  Each intervention compared to no HPV vaccination Incremental comparisons
Intervention 1G:Replicating the girls-onlyNZ program in 2011 Intervention 2G:Intensive girls-onlyprogram, school-based Intervention 1G + B:Adding boysto the girlsNZ program in 2011 Intervention 2G + B:Adding boysto the intensive girlsprogram, school-based [A] Intervention 2G c.f. Intervention 1G [B] Intervention 1G + B c.f. Intervention 1G [C] Intervention 2G + B c.f. Intervention 1G + B [D] Intervention 2G + B c.f. Intervention 2G
Cost of intervention (NZ$; 1,000 s) $10,332 $14,955 $21,157 $30,632 $4,624 $10,826 $8,252 $15,676
($8,537 - $12,383) ($11,877 - $18,491) ($17,482 - $25,360) ($24,325 - $37,873) ($829 - $8,656) ($8,945 - $12,977) ($544 - $16,561) ($12,449 - $19,382)
Net cost (NZ$; 1,000 s) $4,644 $7,326 $13,610 $21,474 $2,683 $8,966 $7,864 $14,147
($2,269 - $7,045) ($3,873 - $11,126) ($9,223 - $18,370) ($14,932 - $28,858) ($-784 - $6,409) ($6,643 - $11,406) ($296 - $15,921) ($10,588 - $17,975)
QALYs DW gained 267 350 350 413 83 83 63 63
(162–413) (218–530) (222–529) (266–608) (48–127) (47–134) (19–115) (33–104)
ICER* $18,800 $22,300 $41,100 $54,600 $33,500 $118,000 $148,000 $247,000
($6,500 - $36,700) ($9,500 - $41,100) ($20,700 - $70,000) ($29,900 - $90,400) ($-10,700 - $88,600) ($57,100 - $215,000) ($1,300 - $438,000) ($119,000 - $474,000)
  1. *ICERs rounded to nearest $100 or nearest $1,000 if > $100,000. Discount rate 3%.
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