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Table 2 Comparison of per participant costs between brief advice and integrated motivational enhancement and cognitive behavioral therapy

From: Economic evaluation of a behavioral intervention versus brief advice for substance use treatment in pregnant women: results from a randomized controlled trial

Cost Category Brief Advice (n = 58) MET-CBT (n = 48) P value
  Median (Interquartile range) Median (Interquartile range)  
Intervention $303 ($264-$329) $1297 ($1178-$1491) <0.01
Prenatal period $6591 ($4819-$9909) $6339 ($3436-$9977) 0.55
Labor and delivery
 Mother $9399 ($7664-$11,745) $9516 ($7101-$12,113) 0.91
 Baby $3611 ($2410-$18,816) $3708 ($2219-$24,704) 0.88
 Mother + Baby $15,175 ($11,194-$32,926) $15,493 ($10,352-$33,507) 0.94
3-month postpartum period
 Mother $385 ($225-$763) $657 ($258-$1196) 0.12
 Baby $757 ($235-$1278) $820 ($394-$1275) 0.63
 Mother + Baby $1254 ($775-$2434) $1272 ($818-$2782) 0.65
Medication $136 ($0-$194) $124 ($0-$187) 0.70
Total $27,831 ($19,694-$48,273) $26,993 ($21,240-$45,289) 0.90
  1. six participants were excluded from primary analysis due to missing cost data. MET-CBT motivational enhancement therapy with cognitive behavioral therapy