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Table 2 Cost per case averted for various school closure policies and R0's

From: Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania

Closure Length (5 Case Symptomatic Incidence Trigger)
R0 1 Week 2 Weeks 4 Weeks 8 Weeks
1.2 $33,926
($12,974 - $73,358)
$46,934
($17,557 - $101,758)
$45,306
($17,045 - $96,623)
$14,185
($5,423 - $30,565)
1.6 $68,077
($25,734 - $148,201)
$73,734
($28,233 - $159,194)
$45,823
($17,027 - $98,276)
$25,253
($9,501 - $53,461)
2.0 $95,602
($36,575 - $210,779)
$65,994
($24,951 - $143,562)
$24,963
($9,649 - $54,463)
$23,483
($8,870 - $50,926)
Symptomatic Incidence Trigger (8 Weeks School Closure Length)
R0 1 Cases 3 Cases 10 Cases 20 Cases 30 Cases
1.2 $11,260
($4,250 - $24,477)
$14,546
($5,668 - $31,603)
$12,055
($4,578 - $25,874)
$11,127
($4,271 - $23,999)
$11,690
($4,466 - $25,254)
1.6 $47,303
($17,586-$100,794)
$30,858
($11,658 - $66,629)
$19,477
($7,474 - $41,922)
$17,269
($6,429 - $36,726)
$18,113
($6,990- $38,322)
2.0 $23,867
($8,851 - $52,132)
$22,714
($8,678 - $49,149)
$26,069
($9,756 - $55,316)
$29,955
($11,319 - $65,801)
$34,530
($12,964 - $73,368)