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Table 5 One-way sensitivity analysis of costs of informal care

From: The societal costs of dementia in Sweden 2012 – relevance and methodological challenges in valuing informal care

  Hours/day Hourly cost Total costa (billion SEK) Informal carea (billion SEK) Cost per PWDa (SEK)
Base case 1.9 152 62.9 10.6 398,000
Higher amount of hours 3.3 152 70.2 18.0 445,000
Supervision time added 4.7 152 77.4 25.4 490,000
Replacement cost 1.9 434 82.6 30.3 523,000
Supervision time added and replacement cost 4.7 434 123.8 71.5 784,000
Alternative opportunity cost 1.9 109 59.9 7.6 379,000
Zero cost for informal care 0 0 52.3 0 331,000
  1. PWD Persons with dementia, SEK Swedish krona
  2. a1 € corresponds to SEK 8.77 and 1 US$ to SEK 6.96