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Table 4 Base case cost-effectiveness results

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

Outcome Intervention Control
Total cost (USD) 123,497 118,198
# children in programme 425 393
Recovery rate 76.00% 82.95%
Number of children recovered 323 326
Cost per child treated (USD) 291 301
Cost per child recovered (USD) 382 363
Incremental costs (USD)   10.18
Incremental effectiveness   6.95%
ICER (USD)   146
  1. USD US Dollar, ICER incremental cost-effectiveness ratio