Table 3

Comparison of direct medical costs between CAIPaDi and usual treatment over 20 years (2019 US$ prices)

VariableUsual treatment (US$)CAIPaDi (US$)
Diagnostics and imaging871975
 Cardiovascular disease54983832
 Kidney disease37011917
 Eye disease13411024
 Total costs18 81918 138
 Differential mean cost over 20 years, US$ (95% CI)−681 (−995 to −366)
  • Access to the estimation technical documentation is available from the authors on request.

  • US$–Mexican peso exchange rate=19.25739. Average of exchange rate from December 2018 to December 2019.

  • Source: Central Bank of Mexico.6 Consulted: March 9, 2020.

  • *Includes only pharmacological treatment.

  • †Includes specialist visits, GP visits, facilitated meetings and use of at-distance support equipment.

  • GP, general practitioner.