Table 5:

Results of value of information analysis

ParameterExpected value of perfect partial information per pregnant person, $
Individual parameters
Probability of false-negative result with STI testing0.0041
Relative reduction in transmission with ON prophylaxis with prevalent chlamydia0.0388
All other parameters0
Parameter groups
Accuracy of STI testing0.0369
Benefits and risks from ON prophylaxis0.0573
All other groups (disease prevalence and natural history, costs, utilities)0
  • Note: ON = ophthalmia neonatorum, STI = sexually transmitted infection.