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Table 3 Incremental nurse minutes and costs of relaxing the human resource constraints for impacted interventions

From: Empirical estimation of resource constraints for use in model-based economic evaluation: an example of TB services in South Africa

Interventions Incremental nurse minutes needed Nurse minutes available in private sector Incremental salary costs Incremental training costs Total costs of relaxing constraint
Medium constraint
 6 391,839,546 3,288,019 202,071,898 260,963,844 463,035,742
 7 2,092,347,066 3,288,019 1,080,038,659 1,464,587,472 2,544,626,131
 8 3,223,758,889 3,288,019 1,664,183,076 2,094,657,776 3,758,840,851
 9 427,006,436 3,288,019 220,228,454 284,203,098 504,431,552
 10 3,184,770,361 3,288,019 1,644,053,420 2,066,650,290 3,710,703,709
High constraint
 6 273,592 273,592 121,813 183,109 304,922
 7 1,043,322,764 3,288,019 538,430,664 730,965,942 1,269,396,606
 8 2,951,942,738 3,288,019 1,523,845,239 1,925,170,799 3,449,016,039
 9 266,569 266,569 118,686 178,280 296,967
 10 2,914,419,377 3,288,019 1,504,472,045 1,898,371,197 3,402,843,241