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Table 3 Input costs for the intervention and control arms

From: Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of the treatment of uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition by lady health workers as compared to an outpatient therapeutic feeding programme in Sindh Province, Pakistan

  Intervention Control
USD % of total costs USD % of total costs
Personnel 53,542 43.4 48,937 41.4
    LHWs (salaried and volunteer incentives) 10,330 8.4 6572 5.6
    Field staff (community mobilisation, supervisors, medical and data collectors) 23,853 14.3 27,554 17.9
    Management staff 13,811 16.2 6311 10.8
    Support staff (logistics, finance, administrative) 5547 4.5 8500 7.2
Programme costs 36,525 29.6 21,316 18.0
    Office and programme materials 13,384 10.8 3269 2.8
    RUTF (supply) 19,410 15.7 18,011 15.2
    Training costs (trainer, location, supplies) 3731 3.0 36 0.0
Logistics 26,049 21.1 35,480 30.0
    Rent and utilities (&storage) 8006 6.5 13,807 11.7
    Transport (car rental, maintenance & fuel) 18,043 14.6 21,673 18.3
Community contributions: 7381 6.0 12,465 10.5
    Costs to households 4123 3.3 9207 7.8
    Opportunity costs for community leaders 2766 2.2 2766 2.3
    Community-level rent 492 0.4 492 0.4
Total 123,497 100.0 118,198 100.0
    Cost to Institutions 92,343 74.8 84,488 71.5
    Cost to Government 23,773 19.2 21,245 18.0
    Cost to Communities 7381 6.0 12,465 10.5