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Table 1 Per capita financial cost

From: Contextual variations in costs for a community health strategy implemented in rural, peri-urban and nomadic sites in Kenya

Site CHU average area (km2) CHU average pop (2009 census) Average annual cost/CHU ($) Average # of CHVs/CHU Per CHV Pop. per capita cost (US $)
Area Pop. Cost
Rural 8.4 5592 20,354 36 0.2 153 558.6 3.6
Peri-urban 4.0 30,350 15,472 66 0.1 463 236.2 0.5
Nomadic 157.8 4377 14,135 15 10.5 292 942.3 3.2
  1. CHU community health unit, CHV community health volunteer, 2009 census = Kenyan national census figures