Skip to main content

Table 6 Estimated costs accrued with each salt substitution strategy (per capita per annum) from the cost-effectiveness model, Vietnam

From: The cost-effectiveness of government actions to reduce sodium intake through salt substitutes in Vietnam

Parameter No intervention Voluntary Subsidised Regulatory
Average salt substitute strategy costs per capita per year 0 ₫ 0 ₫ 63 ₫ (US$ 0.002) 37 ₫ (US$ 0.002)
Average salt reformulation cost per capita per year 0 ₫ 0 ₫ 473 ₫ (US$ 0.02) 0 ₫
Average healthcare cost per capita per year 15,050 ₫ (US$ 0.65) 15,001 ₫ (US$ 0.65) 13,896 ₫ (US$ 0.62) 11,534 ₫ (US$ 0.50)
Average total cost per capita per year 15,050 ₫ (US$ 0.65) 15,001 ₫ (US$ 0.65) 14,433 ₫ (US$ 0.62) 11,571 ₫ (US$ 0.50)
Average total incremental cost per capita per year   −49 ₫ (US$ 0.002) −617 ₫ (US$ 0.03) −3479 ₫ (US$ 0.15)
Total incremental savings per yeara   4775 m ₫ (US$ 205,764) 59,873 m ₫ (US$ 2,579,547) 337,603 m ₫ (US$ 14,545,300)
  1. aAssuming population of 97,040,334