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Table 5 Expected treatment cost of a malaria episode by age-group and model type (Monte Carlo simulation)

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

  Expected treatment cost (US$) 2009
Country and age range* Model type 1 with TSB** Model type 2 without TSB**
  Mean Confidence interval Min Max Mean Confidence interval Min Max
  Ghana  
2-15 months 22.3 11.7 40.48 8.11 54.16 20.42 14.38 28.38 12.45 32.71
3-24 months 10.65 7.2 14.77 5.78 16.85 15.25 10.43 21.43 8.75 25.93
0-24 months 15.31 8.35 26.32 6.31 36.83 16.79 10.5 25.64 8.42 36.09
16-24 months 8.34 5.26 12.48 4.2 14.22 10.94 2.58 16.52 5.49 19.17
3-59 months 5.45 3.26 8.38 2.7 10.45 8.47 5.27 12.74 4.69 15.24
  Tanzania  
2-12 months 3.49 2.62 4.48 2.37 4.94 4.15 3.77 4.59 3.66 4.68
2-11 months 1.29 1.01 1.59 0.93 1.7 1.66 1.32 2.06 1.2 2.6
12-23 months 3.41 2.84 4 2.61 4.31 4.26 3.64 4.98 3.4 5.4
0-59 months 2.12 1.9 2.36 1.8 2.47 5.47 3.45 7.58 2.78 8.07
  Kenya  
0-12 months 13.57 3.88 24.01 3.27 25.20 15.69 4.40 27.60 3.51 29.49
10-24 months 15.23 5.05 25.62 4.30 27.20 17.37 5.62 29.41 4.66 31.35
0-24 months 19.90 17.19 22.74 16.18 23.69 22.88 19.43 26.49 18.01 27.60
  1. Notes: *References of input values used in Table 1; **TSB treatment-seeking behaviour.