Table 4

Results of the univariate sensitivity analyses

Outcomes and costsReduced need for hospitalisationIncreased length of stay in intensive care
Model 2Model 3Model 2Model 3
Total number of newborns treated in public hospitals over 10 years98 511
(62683 to 143629)
123 295
(78870 to 179247)
122 963
(78068 to 179490)
122 963
(78068 to 179490)
Total number of additional nurses to be employed in public hospitals over 10 years146
(90 to 221)
129
(80 to 194)
250
(154 to 380)
190
(115 to 291)
Total number of NHCAs to be employed in public hospitals over 10 years075
(46 to 113)
087
(54 to 131)
Total number of newborns effectively treated in public hospitals over 10 years (discounted)85 749
(54588 to 124952)
85 749
(54588 to 124952)
107 033
(67966 to 156207)
107 033
(67966 to 156207)
Total neonatal nursing staff cost in public hospitals over 10 years (discounted, in million KES)2487
(1522 to 3771)
2049
(1258 to 3103)
4124
(2511 to 6292)
3534
(2147 to 5407)
Average cost per newborn effectively treated in public hospital (KES)28 744
(23131 to 36170)
23 804
(15236 to 23708)
38 174
(30137 to 49188)
32 762
(25554 to 42657)
No of newborns effectively treated in public hospitals per 100000 KES3.48
(2.76to4.32)
4.20
(3.36to5.24)
2.62
(2.03to3.32)
3.05
(2.34to3.91)
  • KES, Kenyan Shillings.