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Table 2 Economic evaluation data requirements and sources

From: Early versus late BCG vaccination in HIV-1-exposed infants in Uganda: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Parameter Source
Epidemiology
 Age-specific disease incidence Primary data (for each condition)
 Background mortality Secondary data (Ugandan life table)
Effectiveness
 Disease-specific efficacy Primary data
 Uptake of intervention Secondary data: effective coverage of vaccination
Aggregate health
 Years of life lost Secondary data (Ugandan life table)
 Disease weights Secondary data (Burden of Disease Study)
Costs
 Intervention costs Primary data (prospectively costed)
 Treatment costs Primary data (retrospectively costed)