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Table 1 Summary of economic features of the studies

From: Cost effectiveness of HIV and sexual reproductive health interventions targeting sex workers: a systematic review

Feature N %
Type of economic evaluation
 CEA 8 42
 CUA 11 58
 CMA 0 0
 CBA 0 0
Study design
 Randomised clinical trial (RCT) 0 0
 Observational 4 21
 Modelling 15 79
Perspective evaluated
 Government/public sector 4 21
 Provider 8 42
 Program provider 2 11
 Not specified 5 26
Time horizon
 ≤ 1 year 4 21
 1–10 years 4 21
 Over 10 years/lifetime 5 26
 Not specified 6 32
Type of outcome
 QALY/DALY 11 58
 Infection averted 12 63
 Infections cured 3 16
Level of care and intervention type
 Behavior change 1 5
 Biomedical interventions 4 21
 Structural interventions 1 5
 Mixed 13 68
Type of data used
 Primary data 2 11
 Secondary data 15 79
 Mixed 2 11
Type of sensitivity analysis
 One-way/univariate 12 63
 Multi-way/multivariate 8 42
 Probabilistic analysis 6 32
 Not performed/specified 2 11
  1. CUA cost-utility analysis, CEA cost-effectiveness analysis, CMA cost-minimisation analysis, CBA cost-benefit analysis, QALY quality-adjusted life year, DALY disability-adjusted life year