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    #1

    "an annual 10k per capita"?

    One dose costs 1k which is not too expensive considering that conventional treatment costs an annual 20k per capita.

    One dose costs 1k which is not too expensive considering that conventional treatment costs 10k annually per capita.


    I don't really like the sound of both of them to be honest.

    Or should i just write:

    One dose costs 1k which is not too expensive considering that conventional treatment costs 10k per person and year.

    Thanks in advance!

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    #2

    Re: "an annual 10k per capita"?

    How many doses are required per year?

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    #3

    Re: "an annual 10k per capita"?

    It's about one dose in 20 years or so. So it checks out if that's what you mean ;)

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    Re: "an annual 10k per capita"?

    I like your third version better. We don't normally use "per capita" in that way. Your sentence should end with 10K per person per year.

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    #5

    Re: "an annual 10k per capita"?

    I like "per person per year" better as well.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #6

    Re: "an annual 10k per capita"?

    You need to specify the currency.

    'One dose costs $1,000' or 'USD1,000' for example.

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