Table 6

Cost-effectiveness results for women in the randomised control trial of proactive and reactive compared with reactive-only telephone support for breast feeding

Feeding at 6–8 weeksCostsOutcomes (proportion of women)Incremental cost per change in breastfeeding behaviour
Intervention groupControl groupDifferenceIntervention groupControl groupDifference
Any breast feeding£41.25£21.13£20.120.690.460.23£87 per additional woman (£0.87 per 1% increase)
Exclusive breast feeding£41.25£21.13£20.120.530.310.22£91 per additional woman (£0.91 per 1% increase)