Table 6

Estimated minimal costs per child for 5 team members visiting a remote community for 4 days to see a potential 40 subjects and seeing 30

Item

Estimated cost Aus $


Aircraft travel $ 160 × 5 team members

800

Accommodation $ 30 per night × 3 nights × 5

450

Subsistence allowance $ 60 per night × 3 nights × 5

900

Local vehicle hire $ 20 per day × 4 days

80

Fuel $ 25 per day × 4 days

100

Aboriginal helper 8 hour day × 3 days

640

Wages for full time research assistant

740

Food for per child $ 6 × 40 children

240

Total for 30 children

3950


Cost per child

131


Sayers et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2003 3:1   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-3-1

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