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Table 2 Model parameter assumptions used for estimation of Disability Adjusted Life Years

From: Randomized evaluation and cost-effectiveness of HIV and sexual and reproductive health service referral and linkage models in Zambia

Parameter Assumption Source
Discount rate   0.03 WHO recommendation
HIV incidence in Zambian pop. Male Female UNAIDS Zambia 2014 [43]
 15–24 0.45 % 0.98 %
 25–29 0.01 % 0.05 %
 30–34 0.00 % 0.00 %
 35–39 0.00 % 0.01 %
 40+ 0.00 % 0.01 %
HIV mortality (no ART)   0.0214 Lozano 2012 [44]
Incidence reduction from HTC
 Discordant couple   74.00 % Allen 2014 [45]
 M-F couple   91.00 % Allen 2014 [45]
Mortality reduction from ART   11.40 % UNAIDS Zambia 2014 [43]
ART coverage   90.00 % UNAIDS Zambia 2014 [43]
Prevalence reduction from VMMC   UNAIDS Zambia 2014 [43]
 15–24   1.10 %
 25–29   −7.00 %
 30–34   2.30 %
 35–39   13.70 %
 40+   22.90 %
Cervical cancer incidence   0.09 Sankaranarayanan 2006 [46]
Cervical cancer mortality   0.04 Sankaranarayanan 2006 [46]
Mortality reduction from CCS   81.00 % Mandelblatt 2002 [47]