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Table 5 Economic cost of SMC per rounds and accounting coverage in Kita (US $ 2016)

From: Cost-effectiveness of district-wide seasonal malaria chemoprevention when implemented through routine malaria control programme in Kita, Mali using fixed point distribution

  1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round Total
Cost (US $) 90,526 88,345 89,466 89,157 357,494
Total Number of Individual Children reached 98,790 104,477 108,659 105,093  
Cost per child per round 0.92 0.85 0.82 0.85 3.43
Adherence descriptiona Coverage rate Cost per child accounting for adherence rates  
Received at least the first day treatment of SMC in all 4 rounds 53.8% US $ 6.38  
Received at least the first day treatment of SMC in at least 3 rounds 73.1% US $ 4.69  
Received at least the first day treatment of SMC in at least 2 rounds 84.8% US $4.05  
  1. aBased on information from maternal interview only Taken from Diawara et al. [13]. Table 1 Coverage of SMC defined as proportion of children who received SMC drugs at day 1 and days 1–3 according to the source of the information (interview or SMC card) during the coverage survey and Prof Alassane Dicko personal communication