Table 4

Estimated minimum cost per participant for research team visit for 4 days to a community to see 40 participants and actually seeing 30: Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study 2006-2008

Item

Estimated cost Aus $


Aircraft travel $320 × 5 team members

1600

Accommodation $65 per night × 3 nights × 5

975

Subsistence allowance $60 per night × 3 nights × 5

900

Local vehicle hire $80 per day × 4 days

320

Fuel $50 per day × 4 days

200

Aboriginal research assistant 8 hour day × 4 days ($25 per hour)

800

Food for participants $8 × 40 participants

320

Total for 30 participants

5115


Cost per participant

170


Sayers et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:23   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-23

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