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Table 3 Effectiveness and cost input variables used in the analysis

From: Cost effectiveness of pre-referral antimalarial treatment in severe malaria among children in sub-Saharan Africa

Probability Distribution Distribution parameters
Years of life lived Gamma Mode 28,732 (r = 5, λ = 0.00017)
Cost of salaries, PHF Gamma Mode 3450 (r = 5, λ = 0.00144)
Inpatient cost for a mortality Gamma Mode 49,420 (r = 5, λ = 0.00010)
Inpatient costs of survival Gamma Mode 123,550 (r = 5, λ = 0.00004)
YLD not admitted, survives Gamma Mode 33 (r = 5, λ = 0.14844)
YLD admitted and survives Gamma Mode 33 (r = 5, λ = 0.14923)
YLD admitted but dies Gamma Mode 1.70 (r = 5, λ = 2.88345)
No rectal artesunate Beta Mode 0.5 (α = 2, β = 2)
Compliance Beta Mode 0.67 (α = 2, β = 1.49000)
Inpatient CFR Beta Mode 0.075 (α = 2, β = 13.33333)
Cost of RDTs Gamma Mode 545 (r = 5, λ = 0.00917)
Efficacy of rectal Beta Mode 0.49 (α = 2, β = 2.04080)