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Table 2 Summary of start-up and recurrent costs (US$)

From: Costs of a successful public-private partnership for TB control in an urban setting in Nepal

  Institutional Costs       
  DPHO All TCs Total Volunteer Costs Patient Costs TOTAL
No of Patients 509 509    503 50   
Data collection period (months) 12 12    6 7   
  Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean
Start-up costs             
Total reported costs 3,625 8,107 11,731 264.6     
Total costs per patient 7.10 7.10 3.50 15.90 10.60 23.00 0.50 0.50 0 0 11.10 (12%) 23.50 (9.6%)
Recurrent costs             
Total reported costs 10,404 11,673 22,077 508 7,952   
Total costs per patient per 8-month course 20.80 20.80 14.80 17.80 35.60 38.60 7.00 1.40 35.90 181.80 78.50 (88%) 221.80 (90.4%)
TOTAL START-UP AND RECURRENT COST 27.9 27.9 18.3 33.7 46.2 61.6 7.5 1.9 35.9 181.8 89.60 (100%) 245.30 (100%)
  1. The breakdown of start-up and recurrent costs is presented with all costs being in US$.