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Table 3 Cost of treating pregnancy complications by type of complication (US$)

From: Cost to households in treating maternal complications in northern Ghana: a cross sectional study

Type of complication Variables Food (US$) Transportation (US$) Drugs & medical supplies (US$) Productivity lost (US$) Total cost (US$)
Pre-eclampsia Observation 4 4 3 4 4
  mean 24.87 10.13 39.82 14.48 79.35
  median 26.05 10.00 7.89 15.17 58.33
  IQR 16.58 13.42 98.95 9.65 64.65
  Total 99.47 40.53 119.47 57.92 317.39
Aneamia/Malaria Observation 6 6 4 6 6
  mean 22.89 13.12 27.11 13.33 67.42
  median 14.21 14.63 28.95 8.27 56.76
  IQR 9.47 9.47 35.26 5.52 39.87
  Total 137.37 78.74 108.42 79.98 404.51
Haemorrhage Observation 0 2 0 0 2
  mean 0 6.84 0 0 6.84
  median 0 6.84 0 0 6.84
  IQR 0 6.32 0 0 6.32
  Total 0 13.68 0 0 13.68
Infection Observation 1 2 0 1 2
  mean 18.95 15.89 0 11.03 30.88
  median 18.95 15.89 0 11.03 30.88
  IQR 0.00 0.21 0 0 30.19
  Total 18.95 31.79 0 11.03 61.77
Abdominal pains Observation 8 10 4 8 10
  mean 11.25 19.37 20.13 6.55 41.66
  median 11.84 20.53 7.37 6.89 38.67
  IQR 11.84 27.37 32.37 6.89 50.25
  Total 90.00 193.68 80.53 52.40 416.61
Prolong labour Observation 32 36 7 32 36
  mean 13.62 13.40 33.61 7.93 39.09
  median 9.47 12.89 6.32 5.52 28.41
  IQR 11.84 15.26 60.53 6.89 37.09
  Total 435.79 482.32 235.26 253.73 1407.09
Total Observation 51 60 18 51 60
  mean 15.33 14.01 30.20 8.92 43.68
  median 9.47 13.58 8.68 5.52 32.03
  IQR 14.21 16.05 43.68 8.27 42.55
  Total 781.58 840.74 543.68 455.05 2621.05