Volume 2, Number 4—October 1996
Assessing the Costs and Benefits of an Oral Vaccine for Raccoon Rabies: A Possible Model
|Item||Baseline case||Values used for sensitivity analyses|
|Discount rate||3%||0%, 5%|
|Oral vaccine density||250 units/sq. mi||100-300 units/sq. mi|
|Raccoon density||50/sq. mi||threshold analysis|
|Baits required/raccoon||5||threshold analysis|
|Cost of oral vaccine bait||$1.50/unit||threshold analysis|
|Cost of distribution||$100/sq. mi||$260a|
|Benefits: Cost savings|
|During epizootic yearsb||$1.52/person/yr||$2.61/person/yearb|
|During post-epizootic yearsb||$0.30/person/yr||-|
|Density human population||103/sq. mi||-|
|Distribution costs:cost savings|
|Ratio of max. $/sq. mi||1:1.57||1:1.03|
|Cost of pet vaccination||-||$16/pet|
|Extra vaccinations: epizootic||-||11/sq. mi|
|Extra vaccinations: post-epizootic||-||2.75/sq. mi|
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