Table 2

Average annualised costs per person, by LTC group

AllLTC group £ (95% CI)
Cost components%*RA alone%RA +
single LTC
%RA +
MLTCs
%
Direct costs1636
(1262 to 2121)
81.9919
(694 to 1218)
77.22184
(1596 to 2997)
80.54444
(3100 to 6371)
84.1
Indirect costs362
(123 to 728)
18.1271
(98 to 517)
23.8530
(273 to 854)
19.5842
(377 to 1,521)
15.9
Total costs†1998100119010027141005286100
  • *% of the costs in that LTC category.

  • †Total costs were calculated by combining direct and indirect costs and stratifying by LTC group.

  • LTC, long-term condition; MLTCs, multiple LTCs; RA, rheumatoid arthritis .