Table 4

Standardized dataset for the cost-effectiveness models in rotavirus vaccination: health-care use and costs

Afr

Sear

Amr

Eur

Notes


Average length of hospital stay

4

4

4

4

days

Cost per hospital day

US$35

US$34

US$122

€ 550

Cost per outpatient visit (health center/GP)

US$10.50

US$9

US$34.50

€ 40

Community acquired only

Out-of-pocket costs (comm.-acq. only)

US$0.50

US$2.5

US$5

€ 15

diapers/travel/OTC

Total direct costs for nosocomial cases

US$15

US$15

US$50

€ 2,000

Cost of productivity loss/day

US$1

US$5

US$10

€ 125

Parents with work loss

Non-hospitalized

20%

20%

20%

20%

Hospitalized & nosocomial

75%

75%

75%

75%

Days of work missed for parents

Mild

1

1

1

1

Moderate

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

Severe

2

2

2

2

also for nosocomial

Discount rates

3%

3%

3%

3%

money & health

Administration costs per dose

US$0.53

US$0.46

US$0.46

€ 5


(Note: all mild cases were treated at home, all moderate additionally in an outpatient setting, such as outpatient hospital, general practitioner or health center and all severe cases additionally in hospital; all cases have out-of-pocket costs), plausible assumptions based on literature [29-31] and expert opinions (MP & MJ))

GP: general practitioner; comm.-acq: community acquired; OTC: over the counter

Postma et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:84   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-84

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