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Table 8 Daily costs of informal care

From: Health utilities and costs for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

  Time (minutes per day) Cost (proxy method)
Mean (95% CR)
Cost (opportunity cost method)
Mean (95% CR)
Personal care 60 £22 (£20.12–£23.51) £16.36 (£15.04–£17.67)
Physical help 81 £26 (£23.56–£27.25) £19.09 (£17.78–£20.40)
Helping to deal with care services 23 £6.00 (£5.57–£6.75) £3.98 (£3.60–£4.35)
Help dealing with paperwork and financial services 36 £13.00 (£12.16–£14.66) £8.15 (£7.47–£8.83)
Other practical help 82 £12 (£11.47–£13.05) £30.32 (£28.64–£32.01)
Giving medicines 25 £13 (£11.55–£14.79) £10.45 (£9.19–£11.69)
Social caring activities 600 £75 (£71–£80) £189.99 (£179.90–£201.08)
Total 907 £144.25 (£18–£240) £269.07 (£255.31–£282.85)