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Table 5 Average three-month (Markov cycle) cost (95% CI) of HIV-related services in US$ * at Arba Minch Hospital by ART and AIDS status.

From: Cost-effectiveness of anti-retroviral therapy at a district hospital in southern Ethiopia

Categories no-ART ART
  non-AIDS AIDS non-AIDS AIDS
Outpatient services     
    HIV clinic consultation 3.37(3.09–3.65) 4.41(2.91–5.85) 8.48(8.19–8.77) 8.43(7.86–9.00)
    Laboratory 2.54(2.28–2.79) 3.20(1.87–4.54) 3.37(3.17–3.58) 3.59(3.12–4.06)
    Imaging 0.72(0.54–0.90) 1.81(0.70–2.93) 0.11(0.05–0.16) 0.08(0.01–0.17)
    Anti retroviral drugs 0.00 0.00 45.98(41.40–50.57) 45.67(35.22–56.12)
    Non-Anti-retroviral drugs 2.50(1.89–3.11) 5.60–(1.94–9.24) 0.97(0.76–1.17) 0.88(0.64–1.12)
Total three months cost of
Outpatient services
9.12(8.20–10.04) 15.02(8.88–21.16) 58.91(54.11–63.70) 58.65(48.12–69.19)
Inpatient services:     
    Laboratory 0.81(0.52–1.09) 0.86(0.63–1.08) 0.83(0.52–1.13) 0.60(0.09–1.10)
    Imaging 0.43(-0.01–0.88) 0.68(0.36–0.99) 0.06(-0.7–0.18) 0.19(-0.29–0.67)
    Non-Anti-retroviral drugs 2.81(1.93–3.68) 2.85(1.89–3.80) 1.41(0.93–1.90) 1.24(0.23–2.25)
    General Care & treatment 8.31(4.27–12.35) 14.43(10.21–18.65) 3.09(2.40–3.79) 6.27(3.89–8.64)
    Meal 2.74(1.41–4.07) 4.75(3.36–6.14) 1.02(0.79–1.25) 2.06(1.28–2.85)
Total three months cost of
in-patient care
15.10(8.81–21.38) 23.55(17.81–29.29) 6.41(5.23–7.60) 10.35(6.94–13.77)
  1. * US$1 = 8.6649 Ethiopian birr