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Table 3 Summary of expenses associated with stakeholder engagements (all costs are in Australian Dollard, incurred over 2009 to 2012)

From: The ASTUTE Health study protocol: Deliberative stakeholder engagements to inform implementation approaches to healthcare disinvestment

Expense category ART case study B12/folate case study Total
Honoraria $7,849 $11,231 $19,080
Participant recruitment $3,653 $3,500 $7,153
Venue    
 > Food and drinks (inc. room hire) $7,293 $9,887 $17,180
 > Equipment hire - $427 $427
Expert witnesses $7,040 $9,152 $16,192
Facilitation $6,978 $3,600 $10,578
 > Facilitation associated costs $5,608 $2,622 $8,229
Stenography $7,514 $6,913 $14,427
Flights    
 > Participant - $1,663 $1,663
 > Research $2,474 $2,752 $5,226
Accommodation    
 > Participant - $160 $160
  $350 $803 $1,153
Project management $4,800 $4,800 9,600
Staff salaries (administrative support*) $35,000 $35,000 $70,000
Other operating costs $1,945 $531 $2,476
Total $90,504 $93,041 $183,544
  1. * Does not include research staffing costs for the development of systematic review evidence, costings and ethical analyses, or supervision time by Chief Investigators.