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Table 2 Key input parameters, including parameter variation and distribution

From: Cost Effectiveness of Antenatal Lifestyle Interventions for Preventing Gestational Diabetes and Hypertensive Disease in Pregnancy

Risk ratios Base 95% CI Distribution
Lower Upper
GDM risk ratio 0.789 0.681 0.903 Normal
HDP risk ratio 0.863 0.727 1.000 Normal
GDM and HDP risk ratio 0.789 0.681 0.903 Normal
C-section risk ratio 0.920 0.871 0.971 Normal
Induction 1    
Costs AUD Base − 30% + 30%  
Antenatal GDM costs 1055 738 1371 Gamma
Antenatal GDM and HDP costs 2781 1947 3616 Gamma
Antenatal HDP costs 1923 1346 2500 Gamma
Intervention costs 228 160 296 Gamma
Vaginal birth costs 5812 4068 7555 Gamma
C-section costs 11,416 7992 14,841 Gamma
Induction and vaginal birth 7846 5492 10,200 Gamma
Induction only 2034 1424 2645 Gamma
  1. AUD Australian dollars, CI confidence interval, GDM gestational diabetes mellitus, HDP hypertensive disease in pregnancy, C-section caesarean section