Table 7

Sensitivity analysis of DWs

Total economic gain IE 1.5/1.0Total economic gain IE 1.0/0.55Sum of DALYs averted 3% discount$/DALY avertedROI IE 1.5/1.0ROI IE 1.0/0.55
DW lower bound (CP 0.118, CL 0.050) 3 744 122 425 10 081 309 630676 7912911951
DW (CP 0.231, CL 0.098) 7887383 521 20 705 625284 1 325 678 14940 105
DW upper bound (CP 0.344, CL 0.146) 11 758 779 624 30 841 548 0391 974 56510060157
  • CL, cleft lip; CP, cleft palate; DALY, disability-adjusted life year; DW, disability weight; IE, income elasticity; ROI, return on investment.