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Table 1 Equipment/Staffing Costs*

From: A cost comparison of electronic and hybrid data collection systems in Ontario during pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccination campaigns

Equipment Unit Cost Unit Cost Range Expected Lifetime
Server $1,300 $1,052 - $1,549 5 years
Router $173 $76 - $269 5 years
Switches $323 N/A 5 years
Laptop $1,144 $747 - $1,540 5 years
Printer $874 $236 - $1,511 5 years
Cables $134 N/A 5 years
Printing** $6,230- $3,000 - $9,460 Annual cost
Miscellaneous items*** $10,869- $10,075 - $11,663 Annual cost°
Staff Hourly Wage Hourly Wage Range  
Nurse $46~ $32 - $50  
IT personnel $40 $40  
Registration/data entry clerk $23.75 $22 - $25.50  
  1. * Source: Convenience sample of Ontario PHUs (n = 6)
  2. ** Includes carbon copies, consent forms, vaccine administration forms, proof of vaccination printing, toner etc.
  3. - Listed costs are total annual costs, rather than unit costs.
  4. *** Includes magnetic swipe-card readers, laptop cases, air cards, battery packs, USB keys, storage cases, laptop locks etc.
  5. °Only a portion of H1N1 miscellaneous equipment costs is expected to be incurred during seasonal campaigns.
  6. ~ Base case wage was chosen because it was consistently reported by the sources.