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Table 6 Indirect cost (in INR) of accessing abortion services as reported by study respondents received abortion services at selected primary and secondary level public health facilities, Madhya Pradesh, India 2014

From: An exploration of the socio-economic profile of women and costs of receiving abortion services at public health facilities of Madhya Pradesh, India

  Primary facilities Secondary facilities p-value All facilities
  Mean (SD) Range Mean (SD) Range   Mean (SD) Range
Average cost 67 (137.31) (0–2700) 239 (357.87) (0–3000) 0.000 116 (236.19) (0–3000)
Cost by components
 Transportation 42 (105.75) (0–2400) 181 (297.81) (0–3000) 0.000 81 (192.44) (0–3000)
 Medicines 8 (32.0) (0–130) 7 (41.46) (0–400) 0.681 8 (34.93) (0–400)
 Clinical tests -- (0–300) 40 (124.68) (0–950) NE 12 (69.37) (0–950)
 Local stay 2 (20.26) (0–300) 2 (14.15) (0–200) NE 2 (18.72) (0–300)
 Other costs 14 (51.99) 0–900) 10 (39.10) (0–300) 0.245 13 (48.70) (0–900)
Cost by wealth Status
 Poor 69 (105.85) (0–1000) 305 (425.15) (0–3000) 0.000 131 (257.09) (0–3000)
 Middle 56 (76.88) (0–320) 188 (266.12) (0–1610) 0.000 91 (161.61) (0–1610)
 Rich 75 (236.31) (0–2700) 154 (236.84) (0–3000) 0.023 103 (239.06) (0–2700)