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Table 3 Mammography Model Outputs, with Sensitivity Analysis Results

From: A simulation model approach to analysis of the business case for eliminating health care disparities

Model Output   Version of Simulation Model*
  Rate Base I II III IV
  70% 4.85705 4.85599 4.85731 4.85756 4.85772
Life Expectancy 80% 4.85856 4.85735 4.85887 4.85919 4.85929
  Diff 0.00151 0.00136 0.00156 0.00163 0.00157
  70% 4.84524 4.84369 4.84570 4.84617 4.84643
QALYs 80% 4.84762 4.84586 4.84820 4.84877 4.84894
  Diff 0.00238 0.00217 0.00250 0.00260 0.00251
  70% 4.84087 4.83922 4.84135 4.84183 4.84211
Employment Rate 80% 4.84357 4.84170 4.84417 4.84475 4.84494
  Diff 0.00270 0.00248 0.00282 0.00292 0.00283
  70% $178.1132 $181.9811 $176.8969 $175.6906 $175.1368
Cost to Employer of Missed Work 80% $165.5864 $169.9384 $164.0923 $162.6172 $162.2439
  Diff $-12.5268 $-12.0427 $-12.8046 $-13.0734 $-12.8929
  70% $1123.3621 $1142.1542 $1116.8214 $1110.3160 $1106.7010
Medical Care Cost 80% $1085.6956 $1107.1215 $1077.6608 $1069.7061 $1067.2694
  Diff $-37.6665 $-35.0327 $-39.1606 $-40.6099 $-39.4316
  1. *Models vary in terms of the shift in distribution of stage at diagnosis attributed to increase in mammography rates. Model I is least optimistic in terms of the amount of stage shift produced: model IV is most optimistic.