Table 3

Average annualised costs per person, by LTC group (EULAR)

LTC group £ (95% CI)
Cost componentsRA alone%†RA +
Single LTC
%†RA +
MLTCs
%†
Direct costs539
(396 to 735)
75.61027
(749 to 1,410)
75.62491
(1,871 to 3,316)
82.3
Indirect costs174
(68 to 378)
24.4332
(150 to 639)
24.4537
(266 to 946)
17.7
Total costs*71310013591003028100
  • *Total costs were calculated by combining direct and indirect costs and stratifying by LTC group

  • †% of the costs in that LTC category.

  • EULAR, European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology; LTC, long-term condition; MLTCs, multiple LTC; RA, rheumatoid arthritis.