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Table 5 Cost-effectiveness of the community-based DOTS strategy and the family-based DOTS strategy (US$)

From: Community-based DOTS and family member DOTS for TB control in Nepal: costs and cost-effectiveness

  Community-based DOTS strategy Family-based DOTS strategy
  Palpa Syangja Doti Total* Baglung Dolakha Total
Recurrent costs per treatment succeeded, including 75.5 86.6 105.3 91.8 111.6 92.9 102.2
   Total recurrent cost to health system per treatment succeeded 48.3 51.9 73.7 58.0 77.4 54.7 66.0
   Total recurrent social costs (patients + supervisors) per treatment succeeded including: 27.2 34.7 31.6 33.9 34.3 38.2 36.2
Total costs to patients per treatment succeeded 23.8 30.6 28.8 30.1 28.3 21.7 25.0
Total costs to supervisors per treatment succeeded 3.4 4.1 2.7 3.7 6.0 16.5 11.3
  1. * Total of Syangja and Doti