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Table 4 Comparison of Annualised Costs of the “Base Case” Scenario at 3% Discount Rate using Alternative Methods

From: The cost of child health inequalities in Aotearoa New Zealand: a preliminary scoping study

Cost category Annual value ($NZ)
Health sector costs −$24,737,408
Loss of wages $827,175
Out of Pocket Costs (Primary Care) −$245,523
Sub-total −$24,155,756
Method 1: Years of Life Lost $86,181,425
Method 2 Years of Life Lost $224,035,436
Method 1 $62,025,669
Method 2 $199,879,680