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Table 2 Mean costs of community-based therapeutic care per child

From: Cost effectiveness of community-based therapeutic care for children with severe acute malnutrition in Zambia: decision tree model

Cost item Unit cost ($) Mean number of items per child Mean cost per child ($) % of total
RUTF (Kg) 6.20 11.70 72.52 35.8
Technical support 68.69 1.00 68.69 33.9
Hospital per day 41.35 0.83 34.16 16.9
Health centre visits 4.24 6.16 26.10 12.9
Community mobilisation 0.66 1.0 1.06 0.5
Total    202.53 100.0
  1. RUTF ready to use therapeutic food