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Table 5 Valuation estimatesa and ratio of total value to cost of illness, by endpoint and component

From: Economic evaluation of the benefits of reducing acute cardiorespiratory morbidity associated with air pollution

Endpoint Cost of Treatment (CoT) Lost Productivity (LP) Pain, Suffering and Averting Expenditures Total Total Value/(CoT + LP)
    In Hospital Out of
Hospital
Point
Estimate
95% CI  
Respiratory Hospital Admission $2,800 $300 $670 $410 $4,200 ($3,400, $5,000) 1.3
Cardiac Hospital Admission $3,800 $270 $760 $340 $5,200 ($4,000, $6,400) 1.3
Respiratory Emergency Department Visit $930 $160 $430 $520 $2,000 ($1,700, $2,500) 1.9
Cardiac Emergency Department Visit $3,200 $210 $680 $330 $4,400 ($3,300, $5,600) 1.3
Restricted Activity Day   $25   $23 $48 ($13, $82) 1.9
Asthma Symptom Day   $12   $16 $28 ($11, $71) 2.3
Acute Respiratory Symptom Day   $12   $1 $13 ($0, $28) 1.1
  1. aestimates rounded to two significant figures