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Table 1 Monthly caseload distribution by treatment category and procedure type in 93 PAC-providing public health facilities (n = 1,207 cases)1

From: Costs of postabortion care in public sector health facilities in Malawi: a cross-sectional survey

  MVA D&C Misoprostol Overall
n % n % n % n %
PAC treatment category
Simple 582 87 % 427 80 % 3 100 % 1,012 84 %
UE with associated treatment 582   427   3   1,012  
Severe non-surgical 84 13 % 108 20 % 0   192 16 %
UE with treatment of sepsis 61   74   -   135  
UE with blood transfusion 16   24   -   40  
UE with treament of sepsis & blood transfusion 7   10   -   17  
Severe surgical 1 <1 % 2 <1 % 0   3 <1 %
UE with surgical repair & treatment of sepsis 1   1   -   2  
UE with surgical repair & blook transfusion -   -   -   -  
UE with surgical repair, treatment of sepsis & blood transfusion -   1   -   1  
All procedures 667   537   3   1,207  
  1. 1Caseload data collection occurred in 2009