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Table 3 Model results

From: Cost-effectiveness of using the Cervex-Brush (broom) compared to the elongated spatula for collection of conventional cervical cytology samples within a high-burden HIV setting: a model-based analysis

  Spatula Broom Incremental difference
    Value % 95 % CI
Guidelines (intended practice)      
Annual programme cost $ 6,246,919 $ 5,575,183 - $ 671,736 -11 % -$ 702,963 to - $ 640,509
Cost per woman screened $ 16.79 $ 14.98 - $ 1.81 -16 % - 1.82 to -$ 1.79
Cost per HSIL case detected $ 78.91 $ 65.27 -$ 13.64 -21 % -$ 13.76 to -$ 13.52
Abnormal smears detected 204,181 218,403 14,222 7 % 13,093 to 15,351
HSIL smears detected 79,465 85,645 6,180 8 % 5,726 to 6,634
False negative smears reported 63,641 62,377 -1,264 -2 % -1,631 to -897
No diagnosis (lost to care) 43,197 12,361 -30,837 -71 % -31,033 to -30,640
Typical practice      
Annual programme cost $ 5,034,091 $ 5,113,113 $ 79,022 2 % $ 52,548 to $ 105,496
Cost per woman screened $ 13.46 $ 13.67 $ 0.21 2 % $ 0.20 to $ 0.22
Cost per HSIL case detected $ 79.60 $ 65.05 -$ 14.55 -18 % -$ 14.68 to - $ 14.42
Abnormal smears detected 172,421 204,604 32,184 19 % 31,178 to 33,189
HSIL smears detected 63,566 78,861 15,295 24 % 14,900 to 15,689
False negative smears reported 116,082 83,898 - 32,184 -28 % -32,748 to 31,619
No diagnosis (lost to care) 1,223 1,223 0 0 % -9 to 9