Table 3: Utility and cost estimates of neonatal health states.

VariablePoint estimate
(range)
Reference

Acute respiratory disease
 Utility0.87 (0.79–0.93)[17]
 Cost ($)
  34 weeks2,505 (334–50,657)
  35 weeks1,081 (315–31,866)[18]
  36 weeks863 (305–18,370)

Chronic respiratory disease
 Utility0.88 (0.80–0.94)[17]
 Cost ($)56,641 (5,919–74,217)[19]

Neurodevelopmental
delay in childhood
 Utility0.76 (0.66–0.84)[17]
 Cost ($)270,790 (135,395–541,582)[20]

Death in childhood
 Utility0.01 (0.001–0.02)[21]
 Cost ($)56,500 (27,960–83,881)[22]

Child health
 Utility 1.00 (1.00)[17]
 Cost ($)0.00 (0.00)

Delivery cost
 Without ACS ($)8,449 (5452–13,980) [22]
 With ACS ($)16,277 (11,414–17,628)[23]

ACS: antenatal corticosteroids.