TABLE IV

Years of life gained, cost, and cost effectiveness of six strategies for coronary heart disease risk reduction after changing assumptions about efficacy of interventions either to be more effective (best) or less effective (worst) in men and women

Years of life gainedDiscounted totalCost effectiveness (pounds sterling1000/lifeyear gained)Cost effectiveness (pounds sterling1000/discounted life year gained)
StrategyBestWorstBestWorstBestWorstBestWorst
Men:
1288109881020.310.930.511.58
24591391581820.340.310.592.24
35671572302610.411.670.702.86
45881602392730.411.710.702.94
55951612412750.411.710.702.94
66281662622990.421.800.723.10
Women:
1167631842181.103.461.966.18
2245772643101.084.031.917.11
3313903784421.204.932.188.89
4321913994662.245.112.259.23
5327924184881.285.292.329.55
6355974555281.385.452.339.89