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Table 5 Cost of data collection over 12 days

From: Comparing time and motion methods to study personnel time in the context of a family planning supply chain intervention in Senegal

Role # hours worked Time (hours)2 Cost (USD) Unit cost (USD)
CO ST CO ST CO (per day) ST (per sheet)
Observer 1 60 50 10 $569.83 $113.96 $71.23 $14.25
Observer 2 54 45 9 $512.82 $102.56 $85.47 $20.51
Driver1 60 30 30 $341.50 $341.50 $24.39 $24.39
Total 174 125 49 $1 424.15 $558.02 $181.09 $59.15
  1. 1Includes driver’s daily rate, other transport costs, gas, and vehicle mileage
  2. 2Includes time spent travelling to and from health facilities from Dakar