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Table 2 Parameters used in the analysis

From: The monetary value of human lives lost due to neglected tropical diseases in Africa

Variable Indicator Sources
Mortality in 2015 Numbers and ratios of NTDDs occurring in the seven age brackets, per country WHO [4]
YLLs Global maximum YLLs for each of the seven age brackets WHO [85]
Legal minimum age for employment 15 years ILO [86]
Population in 2015 Population per country WHO [2]
Average economic output per person in each of the 53 African countries with data in 2015 GDP per capita per country IMF [3]
Expenditure on health in 2015 Projected 2015 total expenditure on health (THE) per person per country in Africa (projected using 2013 and 2014 THE data) WHO [87]