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Table 1 Costing model input and output parameter estimates

From: Estimated cost for cardiovascular disease risk-based management at a primary healthcare center in Nepal

Input (parameters to enter in the model)Output (parameters estimated from the model)
• Unit price of medicines• Annual cost per case
• Unit cost of laboratory tests• Annual cost for the entire population
• Monthly salary of clinicians• Annual cost per capita
• Service utilization rates• Amount of different medicines needed in a year
• Coverage rates• Monthly incremental work load of physicians (time)
• Population demographics