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Table 2 Range of Model parameters for sensitivity analyses (results expressed in %)

From: Estimating mother-to-child HIV transmission rates in Cameroon in 2011: a computer simulation approach

Key parameters Base case value Range for sensitivity analyses Data sources
Access to ANC 36.5 36–85 [18, 19]
HIV testing in ANC 80.1 80–100 [19]
ARV prophylactic coverage in ANC for HIV-infected women 67 50–74 [2, 19]
CD4 cell count quantification for infected women in ANC 22.9 22–100 [19]
ART eligible in ANC 60 40–60 [19]
ART coverage for eligible women in ANC 25 25–32 [3, 19]
Natural history of HIV MTCT at birth 22 15–25 [23, 28]
Treatment Effectiveness    [21, 23]
-Short course ARV (reduction) 86.7 86–95  
-Long course ARV/ ART (reduction) 93.7 93–95  
Incidence rate among postpartum lactating women 2.0 0.2–3.8 [31]
  1. ANC antenatal care, ART antiretroviral therapy, ARV antiretroviral treatment, MTCT mother-to-child transmission