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Table 2 Average cost per patient in each cohort

From: Cost-effectiveness and feasibility of conditional economic incentives and motivational interviewing to improve HIV health outcomes of adolescents living with HIV in Anambra State, Nigeria

Cost item Average cost (USD) Data source
Intervention
 Outpatient cost 8.31 [11]
 Inpatient cost 0.9 Health facilities
 Motivational interviewing 0.0032 Health facilities
 Economic incentives 4.78a Health facilities
 CD4 Count test 22.4 Health facilities
 Viral Load test 133.3 Health facilities
 Transportation of samples to lab 22.4 Health facilities
 Medication costs 139.51 [10]
 Phone calls to track patients 0.19 Health facilities
 Additional laboratory investigations 6.91 Health facilities
Total 338.70  
Control arm
 Outpatient cost 8.31 [11]
 Inpatient cost 0.00 Health facilities
 CD4 Count test 5.6 Health facilities
 Viral Load test 33.3 Health facilities
 Transportation of samples to lab 5.6 Health facilities
 Medication costs 117.87 [10]
 Phone calls to track patients 0.16 Health facilities
 Additional laboratory investigations 1.84 Health facilities
Total 172.68  
  1. a For patients who received the incentive, the average total amount received was US$16.84