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Table 2 Services provided by public-funded HIV prevention interventions in Andhra Pradesh, their economic cost and the estimated HIV cases averted in the 2005-2006 fiscal year [4].

From: Cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions in Andhra Pradesh state of India

Intervention Number of persons served* Total programme cost INR (US$)† Estimated number of HIV infections averted‡
    Point estimate Uncertainty range
VCT centres 261,421 38,552,074 (870,840) 1,310 327 - 2,800
PPTCT clinics 217,274 21,496,098 (485,568) 592 463 - 747
STI clinics 116,735 84,656,539 (1,912, 278) 2,315 1,705 - 3,064
Blood banks 107,912 7,570,027 (170,997) 1,755 1,431 - 2,082
Women SW programmes 40,732 57,915,975 (1,308,244) 1,330 629 - 2,164
MSM programmes 18,270 6,268,799 (141,604) 611 295 - 930
Trucker programmes 494,354 54,529,010 (1,231,737) 681 0 - 1,256
Composite programmes 147,194 39,122,674 (883,729) 250 65 - 417
Workplace programmes 19,855 7,713,881 (174,246) 22 7 - 35
Migrant labourer programmes 113,356 19,337,166 (436,801) 202 76 - 320
Street children programmes 46,892 8,802,798 (198,843) 38 0 - 130
Prisoner programmes 146,599 16,358,548 (369,518) 46 0 - 211
IEC for general public 33,000,000 234,846,584 (5,304,870) 498 0 - 4,290
Condom promotion programme 190,599 11,648,524 (263,125) 39 0 - 128
  1. *As reported for the public-funded programmes in the 2005-2006 fiscal year; for blood banks the number is the blood units screened; IEC estimate based on coverage of the 15-49 years old age group in Andhra Pradesh with HIV mass media campaigns through television, radio, print media and public events.
  2. †INR is India Rupee; 1 US$ = INR 44.27 in the 2005-2006 fiscal year [15].
  3. ‡Point estimate calculated from HIV infections averted per unit service multiplied by the total number of persons served; uncertainty range calculated from the 5th and 95th percentile values for HIV infections averted per unit service obtained from 100,000 Monte Carlo simulations with @Risk software using random values of input variables [4].