Table 3

 Mean costs (€) per patient at Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) 2.0 and EDSS 6.5 (2005)

AustriaBelgiumGermanyItalyThe NetherlandsSpainSwedenSwitzerlandUK
Exchange rates: €1 = 9.07 SEK, 1.56 CHF, 0.688 GBP.
CHF, Swiss franc; GBP, British pound; SEK, Swedish kronor.
Patients at EDSS 2.0
Utility0.7190.6490.7210.6770.6940.7170.6960.7670.725
Total (SD) costs26 34822 27627 91021 68320 51719 60427 25418 53819 679
(22 818)(20 254)(21 905)(19 472)(18 849)(21 025)(31 396)(21 877)(19 170)
Direct costs18 13213 58218 30515 067967613 60416 46210 7079537
    Inpatient care29791387180718405442240444941794
    Outpatient care452819022205121513701131275014193512
    Tests30722115566921034836821263
    Drugs8807742612 881761050277964745969194324
    Services192319794931176155139518102
    Investments133466171169259231211120160
    Informal care11851861809307110891534108611021282
Indirect costs821686949605661610 842600010 792783110 142
Patients at EDSS 6.5
Utility0.4470.3840.4400.4420.4770.4310.4620.5400.477
Total (SD) costs54 82143 79055 34453 71744 19644 10452 45749 27453 724
(31 791)(25 295)(20 761)(32 016)(26 744)(30 198)(47 567)(37 477)(41 532)
Direct costs31 63426 00028 94837 35523 09331 51732 63026 80433 179
    Inpatient care788627844989531621753284691336521340
    Outpatient care638051944785219622393564300324615440
    Tests19730636639715533212620778
    Drugs721877247377408942455505557259042962
    Services7422028946170248761714897834792368
    Investments218926912769143925641714159260462609
    Informal care70228545771522 215683914 7156445719618 382
Indirect costs23 18717 79026 39616 36221 10312 58819 82722 47120 545