Table 7—

Per capita differences in costs of the metformin and lifestyle interventions relative to the placebo intervention (year 2000, U.S. dollars) over 3 years in DPP

Metformin vs. placebo ($)Lifestyle vs. placebo ($)
Direct medical costs
 Intervention2,4632,701
 Care outside DPP−272−432
Total2,1912,269
Direct nonmedical costs−91,445
Indirect costs230−174
Total cost
 Health system perspective2,1912,269
 Societal perspective2,4123,540