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Table 2 Cost effectiveness of different sampling strategies for each species, median USD (IQR)

From: Evaluating survey designs for targeting preventive chemotherapy against Schistosoma haematobium and Schistosoma mansoni across sub-Saharan Africa: a geostatistical analysis and modelling study

Species Sampling strategy Cost per correctly classified school Cost per adequately treated school
S. haematobium 5 schools per district 22.71 (20.47–24.50) 25.26 (20.10–38.05)
1 school per subdistrict 22.16 (20.27–23.96) 28.65 (23.72–37.42)
5 schools per subdistrict 105.82 (98.40–113.63) 116.95 (98.19–153.03)
S. mansoni 5 schools per district 8.07 (7.47–8.98) 17.93 (12.62–39.92)
1 school per subdistrict 8.04 (7.54–8.69) 16.36 (12.72–23.80)
5 schools per subdistrict 39.32 (37.19–42.30) 67.73 (54.10–103.62)