Table 3—

Per capita direct medical costs of the lifestyle intervention by year

ItemProviderUnitsSubjects (%)Time (h)Unit cost ($)Total cost ($)
Year 1
 Baseline history and physical examPhysician110091.0091
 Exercise test119114.0022
 Core curriculumLCM161001.0023.55377
 Materials11008.859
 Supervised activity sessions
LCM4.27601.0023.5560
Trainer4.27401.0026.0244
 Lifestyle group sessionsLCM0.361001.2523.5511
 In-person visitsLCM7.651000.5823.55105
 Phone callsLCM2.321000.2523.5514
 Reminder phone callsSecretary29.411000.0819.5448
 Tool box102
 Overhead (69% of personnel)517
Total cost (year 1)1,399
Year 2
 Supervised activity sessions
LCM4.27601.0023.5560
Trainer4.27401.0026.0244
 Lifestyle group sessionsLCM0.721001.2523.5521
 In-person visitsLCM12.331000.5823.55169
 Phone callsLCM2.661000.2523.5516
 Reminder phone callsSecretary17.451000.0819.5428
 Tool box105
 Overhead (69% of personnel)234
Total cost (year 2)679
Year 3
 Supervised activity sessions
LCM4.27601.0023.5560
Trainer4.27401.0026.0244
 Lifestyle group sessionsLCM0.721001.2523.5521
 In-person visitsLCM12.331000.5823.55169
 Phone callsLCM2.661000.2523.5516
 Reminder phone callsSecretary17.451000.0819.5428
 Tool box128
 Overhead (69% of personnel)234
Total cost (year 3)702
Total cost (Years 1–3)2,780
  • LCM, Lifestyle Case Manager.