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Table 4 Sample means of the annual expenditure, coverage, project age and annual rent paid by target group and agency, from the Andhra Pradesh financial dataset (N = 78) (range)

From: A cost function for HIV prevention services: is there a 'u' – shape?

   Target group* "Agency": Management agency at recruitment of NGO & batch of recruitment **
  Total Non-vulnerable Vulnerable t test, p value APSACS1 APSACS2 HHP SMA1 SMA2 ANOVA p value
Total expenditure INR 000s 689.2 (40.85–1,581) 663.8 (40.85–1,581) 746.3 (528.1–1,246.9) 0.9375 677.1 (40.9–1,457.3) 639.2 (418.3–1,581) 822.2 (474.4–1,091) 767.3 (467.5–1,247) 695.0 (528.1–1,046) 0.185
No. of people reached 5,647 (675–24,111) 6,809 (993–24,111) 3,034 (675–14,871) 0.0004^^^ 6,611 (993–13,955) 6,064 (1,027–17,614) 18,624 (14,390–24,111) 3,479 (1,555–14,871) 2,525 (675–7,099) 0.255
Expenditure per person reached, INR 224.5 (11.6–939.1 143.0 (11.6–592.6) 408.0 (74.3–939.1) 1.000 139.5 (11.6–529.0) 147.7 (35.4–592.6) 46.8 (27.3–75.8) 314.8 (74.3–748.4) 466.0 (107.0–939.1) 0.000^^^
Project age, yrs*** 2.72 (2.1–5.6) 2.60 (2.1–5.6) 3 (2.1–3.92) 0.9724 2.5 (0) 2.25 (0) 5.59 (0) 3.92 (0) 2.08 (0) n/a
Rent, INR 48,480 (0–90,338) 44,937 (0–71,540) 56,452 (31,399–90,338) 0.997 44,542 (0–61,891) 45,057 (19,905–65,388) 48,699 (29,680–71,541) 56,164 (31,281–72,677) 53,664 (43,059–90,338) 0.168
Sample size 78 54 24   22 26 3 14 13  
  1. *"Vulnerable group" projects include those for commercial sex workers (CSW), street children (SC), transgenders (TG) and men who have sex with men (MSM); "Non vulnerable group" projects are those for truckers, mobile populations and slum dwellers. ** Prior to 2001, the targeted interventions were funded and managed by 3 different projects – Andhra Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (APSACS); Department for International Development UK (DFID) supported Healthy Highways Project (HHP); and the DFID supported State Management Agency (SMA). The dummies represent these 3 different projects and that both APSACS and SMA recruited NGOs in 2 separate batches.***Projects started at the same time within each "agency" group. ^^^significant at the 99% confidence level; ^^significant at the 95% confidence level; ^significant at the 90% confidence level.