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Table 5 Total annual direct, indirect and overall costs in study facilities, by facility type and region (N = 40) (USD 2018)

From: The health system costs of post abortion care in Tanzania

  Facility type All facilities
National Hospital Regional Hospital District/ Cottage Hospital Health Center/ PHCU+ Dispensary/ PHCU
All complications $ % $ % $ % $ % $ % $ %
Direct costs
 Personnel 1694 16% 15,459 19% 15,000 20% 1662 5% 982 7% 34,797 16%
 Medical supplies 8384 79% 62,475 78% 50,844 68% 28,174 83% 10,838 81% 160,715 75%
  Consumables 3613   23,189   27,625   14,857   4606   73,889  
  Equipment 2415   21,788   12,970   8094   4497   49,763  
  Laboratory 2301   15,684   8900   4788   1155   32,828  
  Medications 55   1815   1349   436   580   4235  
 Total direct 10,077 95% 77,934 97% 65,844 88% 29,836 87% 11,820 88% 195,512 92%
Indirect costs
 Capital 82 1% 89 0% 953 1% 923 3% 156 1% 2204 1%
 Overhead 82 1% 847 1% 3185 4% 1270 4% 454 3% 5838 3%
 Adm. Staff 403 4% 1513 2% 5095 7% 2103 6% 971 7% 10,085 5%
 Total indirect 567 5% 2449 3% 9233 12% 4296 13% 1581 12% 18,127 8%
Total costs 10,644 100% 80,383 100% 75,077 100% 34,132 100% 13,401 100% 213,639 100%
  Ownership Region   
Public Private Dar es Salaam Other regions Zanzibar   
All complications $ % $ % $ % $ % $ %   
Direct costs
 Personnel 34,598 17% 199 3% 23,910 19% 9090 12% 1798 14%   
 Medical supplies 154,714 75% 6001 81% 97,163 76% 55,095 75% 8458 68%   
  Consumables 70,886   3003   44,511   24,747   4631    
  Equipment 48,098   1665   28,800   18,139   2824    
  Laboratory 31,853   975   22,148   9992   688    
  Medications 3877   358   1704   2216   314    
 Total direct 189,311 92% 6201 84% 121,073 95% 64,184 87% 10,255 82%   
Indirect costs
 Capital 2060 1% 144 2% 646 1% 1257 2% 302 2%   
 Overhead 5495 3% 343 5% 2509 2% 2723 4% 605 5%   
 Adm. Staff 9386 5% 699 9% 3572 3% 5237 7% 1275 10%   
 Total indirect 16,941 8% 1186 16% 6727 5% 9217 13% 2182 18%   
Total costs 206,252 100% 7387 100% 127,800 100% 73,401 100% 12,437 100%