Table 2

 Summary of characteristics of economic evaluations of partner notification for chlamydia infection, in chronological order

First author, year,
 >referencePartner notification strategyOutcomeModelTarget populationCost effectiveness, screening recommended
M partners 
 >of FF partners 
 >of MEitherMOAShort 
 >termStaticTDMFM&FMYesNoComments
*Study also included in table 1.
MOA, major outcome averted; TDM, transmission dynamic model; M, males; F, females; PN, partner notification.
Postma, 200114*PN improves cost effectiveness by 50%
Howell, 199744PN more cost effective for female partners of male cases than male partners of female cases
Katz, 198843NoneField follow up by trained investigators most cost effective