Cost results¶(€/patient)(€/patient)P values
Median (IQR)286.00 (157.00)844.14 (289.07)−558.14 <0.001
  • Statistically significant p values (<0.05) are shown in bold. The difference in the mean change is computed as the difference in PC values compared with SU values. Descriptive analyses of each group with complete cases.

  • *Mean (one-sided 95% CI, lower bound).

  • †Non-inferiority test with a margin of −2.

  • ‡P<0.001 for the paired comparison of outcome measures examining the changes from baseline to 6 months.

  • §Multiple imputations were used.

  • ¶Includes all costs associated with diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for the period up to 6 months (see online supplementary appendix etable 6).

  • EQ-5D, EuroQoL five-dimensions questionnaire; ESS, Epworth Sleepiness Scale; ITT, intention-to-treat analysis; PC, primary care; SU, sleep unit.