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Table 3 Direct costs (CAN$) for each intervention

From: Reducing prescribing of benzodiazepines in older adults: a comparison of four physician-focused interventions by a medical regulatory authority

  Intervention Group
Control (n = 73) Letter (n = 67) Pharmacist (n = 68) Physician (n = 64)
Professional Feesa 0.00 0.00 720.00 3,000.00
Shipping 148.00 134.00 136.00 126.00
Envelopes 18.50 16.75 17.00 15.75
Paper 14.80 6.70 6.80 6.30
Administrative 750.00 750.00 1,000.00 2,000.00
Total 931.30 907.45 1,879.80 5,148.05
Cost/participant $12.76 $13.96 $27.64 $81.71
  1. aProfessional fees were based on hourly rates