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Table 6 Showing a summary of direct costs of implementing intervention components in the study area

From: Strengthening primary health care at district-level in Malawi - determining the coverage, costs and benefits of community-directed interventions

Cost items Estimated costs according to level and arm used converted to US$a Total US$ for cost item (% of total)
District Health centre Community
Intervention Control Intervention Control
1. Staff salary 138.89 74.09 74.09 287.07 (3.9)
2. Volunteer allowance 200.00 200.00 (2.7)
3. Training 270.84 145.83 141.66 558.33 (7.6)
4. Mobilization 104.16 83.34 83.34 83.34 354.18 (4.8)
5. Transportation 625.01 1,208.34 1,208.34 1,166.67 388.89 4,597.25 (62.7)
6. Utilities 41.67 31.25 31.25 20.84 6.95 131.96 (1.8)
7. Supervision 208.34 166.67 167.67 500.00 166.67 1,209.35 (16.5)
Totals for level/arm (% of total) 1,388.91 (18.9) 1,709.52 (23.3) 1,564.69 (21.3) 2,112.51 (28.8) 562.51 (7.7) 7,338.14 (100)
  1. aUS$ United States Dollars
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