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Economic analysis WP5


The aim of Workpackage 5 is the economic evaluation of the societal perspective. The economic evaluation will incorporate costs from randomisation until 6 months postnatal, for both the mother and child. The evaluation will focus on the direct medical and non-medical costs, and on indirect costs. The direct medical costs encompass all costs for diagnosis and interventions related to pregnancy from the healthcare perspective e.g., the number of days away from work.

 

Objectives

1. To determine variation in costs between countries (base comparison).

2. To determine cost-effectiveness of the intervention, as measured in the RCT.