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Table 1 Estimations for the cost per additional patient screened

From: The uptake and effect of a mailed multi-modal colon cancer screening intervention: A pilot controlled trial

  Item Cost Quantity Cost
Mail out postage $1.84 137 mailed packages $252.08
Mail back postage $5.00 57 returned by patients $285.00
Video/DVD duplication costs $5.00 137 $685.00
Materials (Boxes and packaging $1.00 137 $137.00
Staff time $17.00/hour 9 hours staff time $153.00
Total Cost    $1,512.08
Cost per additional patient screened Difference in patients screened between intervention and control = 16 patients $1,512.08/16 $94.51