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Table 3 Average/range cost of direct medical cost for PAC treatment per patient

From: The cost of post-abortion care (PAC): a systematic review

Authors   ($US in 2019) ($I in 2019)
MVA D&C Method of abortion were not specified MVA D&C Method of abortion were not specified
Benson J, et al. [18] Direct Medical Cost 15.2—139.19 22.22—161.42 NA 40.75—373.08 59.56—432.64 NA
Labour Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
Ilboudo, et al. [22] Direct Medical Cost 27.16—30.89 NA NA 79.93—90.91 NA NA
Labour Cost 1.23—1.6 NA NA 3.64—4.71 NA NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost 25.56—29.65 NA NA 75.25—87.26 NA NA
Benson J, et al. [23] Direct Medical Cost 74.19—137.15 NA NA 168.06—310.66 NA NA
Labour Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
Johnston HB, et al. [26] Direct Medical Cost 15.71—27.68 15.71—103.85 NA 42.13—74.23 42.13—278.46 NA
Labour Cost 7.15—8.48 5.94—13.46 NA 19.18—22.76 15.95—36.09 NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost 7.22—20.53 13.33—90.38 NA 19.37—55.05 35.74—242.33 NA
Prada E, et al. [27] Direct Medical Cost 50.58—212.47 NA NA 123.03—516.75 NA NA
Labour Cost NA NA 42.72—214.72 NA NA 103.89—522.21
Supplies and Drugs Cost NA NA 7.86—24.73 NA NA 19.13—60.15
Vlassoff M, et al. [17] Direct Medical Cost NA NA 43.17 NA NA 120.6
Labour Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
Lince-Deroche N, et al. [24] Direct Medical Cost NA NA 25.03—34.07 NA NA 61.17—83.27
Labour Cost NA NA 3.7—7.31 NA NA 9.05—17.86
Supplies and Drugs Cost NA NA 20.85—26.76 NA NA 50.95—65.4
Baynes C, et al. [21] Direct Medical Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
Labour Cost NA NA 8.94—30.06 NA NA 21.97—73.83
Supplies and Drugs Cost NA NA 11.89—25.22 NA NA 29.21—61.95
Koontz SL, et al. [28] Direct Medical Cost 58.82—105.39 65.22—240.75 NA 128.4—230.05 142.37—525.51 NA
Labour Cost 13.34 16.34 NA 29.12 35.66 NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost 11.84 15.79 NA 25.85 34.47 NA
Vlassoff M, et al. [19] Direct Medical Cost NA NA 48.71 NA NA 140.86
Labour Cost 6.05–31,48 NA NA 17.52–91.06 NA NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost 19.39–73.5 NA NA 56.07–212.54 NA NA
Vlassoff M, et al. [20] Direct Medical Cost NA NA 41.34 NA NA 119.86
Labour Cost 11.55–17.8 NA NA 33.5–51.6 NA NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost 25,64–48.51 NA NA 74.32–140.65 NA NA
Paul M, et al. [25] Direct Medical Cost 68.57–109.04 NA NA 243.27—386.85 NA NA
Labour Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
Supplies and Drugs Cost NA NA NA NA NA NA
  1. Table 2 provides the summary of (i) direct medical costs, (ii) labour costs and (iii) supplies and drugs costs, in 2019 US dollars and international dollars, of psost-abortion care (PAC) from 12 countries