Table 5

Selected results from the sensitivity analyses for policies A1, D1 and E1 (£, million, 2009–2010 prices)

Gastrointestinal illnessesLower respiratory tract infectionAcute otitis mediaNecrotising enterocolitisMaternal breast cancer
Mean estimate1.
Lowest estimate0.340.440.170.616.00
Highest estimate1.784.500.352.9040.0
  • Cost savings figures are for low-level policy scenario (ie, A1s—E1s) and include only hospitalisation costs for gastrointestinal, lower respiratory tract illnesses and acute otitis media and treatment costs for necrotising enterocolitis and maternal breast cancer. This sensitivity analysis relates to estimates provided in table 3.