Table of contents

Foreword

  • List of tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
    • Background
    • Cost-of-illness studies
    • Public health significance of syphilis
    • Economic literature on syphilis
    • Public health significance of tuberculosis
    • Economic literature on tuberculosis
  • 2   Methodology
    • Identification of costs
    • Human capital  method
    • Prevalence and incidence approaches
  • 3   Results
    • Direct costs
    • Indirect costs
    • Costs by age and sex
  • 4   Discussion
    • Limitations
    • Implications
  • Appendixes
    • A Methodology for estimates of direct costs
    • B Methodology for estimates of indirect costs
    • C  Cost-of-illness tables for tuberculosis and syphilis showing age/ gender disaggregations
    • D Department of Veterans' Affairs-specialist use  and costs
  • References