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Table 3 Price of intervention inputs applied in the model in Ethiopian birr 2012

From: Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in Ethiopia: a cost-effectiveness analysis

  Unit price   Unit price
Salary scale for human resource
 Medical specialist 112,781 Director of public health 51,293
 Medical officer 76,723 Public health specialist 94,712
 Nursing director/manager 64,728 Public health assistant 28,339
 Registered nurse 28,339 Health educator/trainer 28,339
 Health worker 51,293 Social/welfare worker 28,339
Source: Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia 2012
Health facility visit/stay
 Hospital bed days   Health facility visit  
 Primary hospital 52.52  Primary hospital visit 18.58
 Secondary hospital 54.76  Secondary hospital visit 21.17
 Tertiary hospital 70.81  Tertiary hospital visit 22.06
 Percutaneous coronary interventiona 63,000  Health center visit 23.00
Source: WHO_CHOICE [69]
Laboratory and imaging
 Complete blood count 20 Blood glucose 10
 Prothrombin time (INR) 15 Urinalysis 5
 aPTT 15 Liver function test 30
 Serum electrolytes 45 Total cholesterol 7
 Renal function test 20 Serum lipids 42
 Blood glucose 10 CT scan 600
 Echocardiography 150 Endoscopy 400
Source: Tikur Anbesa teaching hospital and Zewditu memorial hospital
Drugs
 ASA 100 mg 0.08 Simvastatin 20 mg 0.25
 Enalapril 10 mg 0.05 Streptokinase 1.5 iu 601.8
 Atenolol 50 mg 0.06 Clopidogrel 75 mg 0.55
  Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg 0.08
Source: International drug price indicator [57]
  1. aUnit price per procedure. The program cost was assumed to be double the program cost required for other acute myocardial infarction interventions