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Table 4 Other costs included in the models

From: The economic costs of malaria in children in three sub-Saharan countries: Ghana, Tanzania and Kenya

Type of cost Life expectancy 2009 US$
Ghana  
Productivity loss due to infant deaths* 56.6 11794.01
Potential productivity loss due to children death** 60.2 13814.85
Traditional treatment+ - 3.79
ACT median costs (median, interquartile range) - 1.37 [0.68, 2.40]
Tanzania  
Productivity loss due to infant deaths* 50.3 6856.98
Potential productivity loss due to child death** 53.3 8066.92
Traditional treatment+ - 4.94
ACT median costs (median, interquartile range) - 0.70 [0.35, 2.15]
Kenya  
Productivity loss due to infant deaths* 53.5 7554.08
Potential productivity loss due to child death** 57.1 8897.63
Traditional treatment+ - 5.70
ACT median costs (median, interquartile range) - 0.66 [0.53, 1.71]
  1. Notes: *0-1 year; ** 1-4 years; +as a proxy, the cost of a live chicken was used; ACT Artemisinin Combination Therapy.