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Table 5 Average/range cost of direct medical cost, by abortion complications*

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

  Average/range of direct cost by type of complication ($ in 2019) Average/range of direct by type of complication ($I in 2019)
Incomplete Abortion Shock Sepsis Lacerations Perforations Incomplete Abortion Shock Sepsis Lacerations Perforations
Ilboudo, et al. [22] 24.99 -30.44 29.07—52.11 88.61—110.4 38.65—69.42 86.27 73.56—89.6 85.58—153.36 260.8—324.93 113.77—204.31 253.91
Prada E, et al. [27] 7.86—21.36 308.03—410.34 69.7—98.93 26.98—60.7 103.42—251.82 19.13—51.94 749.15—997.95 169.51—240.6 65.61—147.64 251.54—612.44
Vlassoff M, et al. [17] NA 23.41—23.65 12.43—25.57 19.79 NA NA 65.41—66.08 34.74—71.44 55.29 NA
Lince-Deroche N, et al. [24] 15.77 39.53 25.74 36.33 38.52 38.53 96.60 62.91 88.79 94.13
Baynes C, et al. [21] 20.43—49.17 21.52—72.9 36.78—149.84 41.94—71.32 19.99—134.29 50.19—120.77 52.85—179.05 90.33—368.01 103—175.17 49.1—329.83
Vlassoff M, et al. [19] 60.83 103.14 67.22 31.36 56.43 175.91 298.27 194.40 90.70 163.19
Vlassoff M, et al. [20] 45.96 48.63 44.48 52.76 125.61 133.25 140.99 128.95 152.95 364.13
  1. Table 4 shows the results of direct medical cost distinguished by five major abortion complications included in the WHO study on costing in its “Mother-Baby Package” [22]