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Table 2 Subsystem 2 variables and assumptions

From: Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: why cure crowds out prevention

Equilibrium parameters Variable type Initial value Notes and assumptions
Public fund Auxiliary 1250 Monetary units available, at equilibrium
Political influence State N/A (Doctors spending on lobbying)/(Doctors spending on lobbying + PCWs spending on lobbying)
Public pay to doctors Rate N/A (Political Influence*Public Fund) + NGO for doctor
Private pay for doctors Rate N/A  
Consultation fees for doctors Auxiliary 3.75 Monetary units per treatment provided by doctor
Public pay to PCWs Rate N/A Public Fund × (1–Political Influence) + NGO for PCW
NGO-D State 0 Accumulated external funding to doctors
NGO-P State 0 Accumulated external funding to PCWs