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Table 7 Reported out-of-pocket costs by sequential antenatal care visit among pregnant womena,b

From: Out-of-pocket costs and time spent attending antenatal care services: a case study of pregnant women in selected rural communities in Zinder, Niger

Antenatal care visit
  First Second Third Fourth Fifth
n/N
(%)c
Median (Q1, Q3) cost among “spenders”d n/N
(%)c
Median (Q1, Q3) cost among “spenders”d n/N
(%)c
Median (Q1, Q3) cost among “spenders”d n/N
(%)c
Median (Q1, Q3) cost among “spenders”d n/N
(%)c
Median (Q1, Q3) cost among “spenders”d
Overall out-of-pocket costs per visit 1240/1733
(71.6%)
200 (100, 300) 168/1055
(15.9%)
300 (200, 900) 69/523
(13.2%)
500 (250, 900) 13/148
(8.8%)
300 (250, 600) 3/33
(9.1%)
250 (200, 750)
Consultation 1085/1733
(62.6%)
200 (100, 200) 51/1055
(4.8%)
200 (100, 900) 15/523
(2.9%)
900 (250, 1000) 3/148
(2.0%)
250 (100, 250) 0
Exams 253/1733
(14.6%)
250 (200, 350) 69/1055
(6.5%)
250 (250, 250) 30/523
(5.7%)
250 (250, 250) 8/148
(5.4%)
250 (200, 250) 2/33
(6.1%)
225 (200, 250)
Medications 77/1733
(4.4%)
1250 (600, 2000) 21/1055
(2.0%)
1200 (750, 2000) 7/523
(1.3%)
1000 (750, 1600) 1/148
(0.7%)
400 (400, 400) 1/33
(3.0%)
750 (750, 750)
Transportation 142/1733
(8.2%)
300 (200, 500) 57/1055
(5.4%)
300 (200, 500) 32/523
(6.1%)
350 (225, 500) 5/148
(3.4%)
500 (400, 500) 0
  1. aProportion of pregnant women who spent money during antenatal care visits: 1255 (72.4%)
  2. bCosts shown in West African CFA (XOF), 1USD = 601.1615 XOF based on exchange rate on 31 December 2015
  3. cn = Participants who spent any amount of money during each ANC visit; N = Number of pregnant women who attended each ANC session regardless if they spent or not some money durning an antental care visit.
  4. dMedian (1st quartile (Q1), 3rd quartile (Q3))