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Table 3 Overview of intervention cost

From: Economic evaluation of participatory learning and action with women’s groups facilitated by Accredited Social Health Activists to improve birth outcomes in rural eastern India

  Women’s groups Women’s groups and VHSNC strengthening
Estimated population in the intervention 76,499  
Estimated number of live births in the intervention area 3603  
Total cost (INR) 8,660,561 10,368,255
Total cost (USD) 127,230 152,318
Average intervention cost per newborn child (USD) 35.31 42.28
Average intervention cost per person (USD) 1.66 1.99
Cost/women’s group meeting (USD) (33 meetings were conducted with each women’s group of total 161 groups) 24  
Cost per women’s group (USD) (161 women’s groups in the intervention clusters) 790  
  1. INR Indian rupees, USD US dollar