Number of LINKAGES Program Contacts and Costs per Contact by Country and Service Level, FY2019a

Number of DICs3015
Number of contactsb
 Mean (SD)6,347 (12,205)1,184 (436)
 Median (IQR)2,326 (2,461)1,140 (413)
Cost per contact,b US$
Headquarters and country office level
 Mean (SD)44 (39)161 (59)
 Median (IQR)31 (41)148 (58)
Implementing partner/drop-in center level
 Mean (SD)63 (55)104 (23)
 Median (IQR)54 (39)94 (38)
 Mean (SD)127 (102)279 (79)
 Median (IQR)119 (75)255 (116)
  • Abbreviations: DIC, drop-in center; FY, fiscal year; IQR, interquartile range; LINKAGES, Linkages across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV; SD, standard deviation; US$, U.S. dollars.

  • a U.S. Government fiscal year from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019.

  • b Mean (SD), range, and median (IQR) calculated across all DICs in the sample for each country.