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Table 3 Cost parameters in USD used to estimate the economic burden of T. solium in Angónia district, Mozambique

From: Assessment of the societal cost of Taenia solium in Angónia district, Mozambique

Parameter Mean (95% UIa) Distribution Reference
Average monthly salary 104 (30–178) Gamma
(5.3, 0.06)
[43]
Cost of a visit to a physician (public hospital) 3.1 (2.1–4.1) Gamma
(33.4, 11.1)
[44]
Cost of a traditional healer 63 (25–101) Gamma
(8.5, 0.15)
[23]
Cost of one day at the hospital 2.3 Fixed [44]
Antiepileptic drugs
(2 weeks treatment)
5 Fixed [23]
Value of an adult pig 55 (30–79) Gamma
(16.5, 0.32)
(Gule, personal communication)
Value reduction of infected pork (%) 50 Fixed (Gule, personal communication)
  1. a UI Uncertainty interval