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Table 5 Basic health facility catchment area results for RCD during 2014

From: A framework for evaluating the costs of malaria elimination interventions: an application to reactive case detection in Southern Province of Zambia, 2014

Variable (n = 164) Mean Median p25a p75a
HFCA population (1000s) in 2014 6.1 4.9 3.0 7.8
Number of CHWs per HFCA 1.5 1.3 0.8 1.8
Active households visited per HFCA 38.9 17.5 8.1 45.3
Active number of individuals tested per HFCA 166.8 89.2 32.1 193.6
Active number of individuals treated per HFCA 32.3 4.3 0.9 17.1
Total cost per HFCA 1177 923 651 1417
Activities
 Cost of training (training of trainers and CHWs) per HFCA 347 285 193 406
 Cost of data review per HFCA 225 165 104 269
Cost for RCD service delivery (implementation) per HFCA, comprised of:
 Cost of CHW bicycles per HFCA 54 44 30 63
 Cost of data CHW cell phones per HFCA 10 8 5 12
 Cost (salary) for environmental health technicians (EHTs supervise CHWs) per HFCA 68 50 31 81
 Cost (imputed salary) for CHWs per HFCA 111 54 22 129
 Cost (imputed salary) for data CHWS per HFCA 45 34 21 53
 Cost of RDTs per HFCA 60 32 12 70
 Cost of AL per HFCA 43 6 1 23
 Cost of CHW supplies (gloves and sharp containers) per HFCA 30 16 6 35
 Cost of other CHW supplies per HFCA 116 95 64 136
 Cost of other data CHW supplies per HFCA 0.35 0.26 0.16 0.41
 Cost for CHW airtime per HFCA 51 43 28 60
 Cost for data CHW airtime per HFCA 15 11 7 17
 Cost for EHT airtime per HFCA 3 2 2 4
  1. In Table 5, all costs are reported in 2014 USD, the HFCA is the unit of analysis, and all variables reported per 1000 HFCA population
  2. ap25 and p75 are the 25th and 75th percentile of the distribution