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Table 4 Inflation-adjusted costs of indoor residual spraying activities in the district of Mopeia in 2016 and 2017 (US$)

From: Cost and cost-effectiveness of indoor residual spraying with pirimiphos-methyl in a high malaria transmission district of Mozambique with high access to standard insecticide-treated nets

  Average economic cost of IRS campaigns   2016 campaign 2017 campaign
% of total Economic cost % of total Economic cost % of total
Personnel 35,019.67 5.77% 32,275.28 5.81% 37,764.06 5.74%
Vehicles 60,299.66 9.93% 54,894.23 9.87% 65,705.10 9.98%
Equipment 39,048.14 6.43% 40,273.10 7.24% 37,823.19 5.75%
Training 16,595.22 2.73% 16,978.43 3.05% 16,212.02 2.46%
Insecticide 312,006.37 51.39% 263,430.58 47.38% 360,582.16 54.78%
Commodities 15,160.09 2.50% 17,295.04 3.11% 13,025.14 1.98%
Buildings 9,745.97 1.61% 8,945.52 1.61% 10,546.43 1.60%
Project management 100,453.00 16.55% 104,803.45 18.85% 96,102.55 14.60%
Monitoring and evaluation 18,793.48 3.10% 17,088.59 3.07% 20,498.37 3.11%
Total 607,121.61   555,984.21 100% 658,259.00 100%
Cost per structure sprayed 36.28   33.70   38.87  
Cost per person protected 8.26   7.25   9.27  
Cost per person protected with community-wide effect1 7.06   6.23   7.89  
  1. 1 The value was computed as the total IRS cost divided by the total target population, as it was assumed that a community-wide effect would protect individuals of non-sprayed households due to the high coverage achieved in the campaigns (85%)