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Table 4 Societal cost of antenatal care

From: Cost of antenatal care for the health sector and for households in Rwanda

  Annual total cost (USD)
1st visit 2nd visit 3rd visit 4th visit Sum (4 isits) %
Private health facility
 Personnel 108,393 79,254 70,897 24,757 283,302 34%
 Drugs and consumables 301,336 60,352 54,531 42,150 458,369 54%
 Equipment 2396 1752 1567 547 6262 1%
 Cost of building 969 709 634 221 2533 0%
 Overheads 26,614 19,459 17,407 6079 69,559 8%
 Transport (households) 1408 1373 1228 643 4653 1%
 Time cost (households) 7485 4138 3595 1899 17,117 2%
 Total cost (1 facility) 448,601 167,037 149,859 76,296 841,794 100%
 Annual number of visitsa 5985 5835 5220 2734 19,773  
 Cost per visit 75 29 29 28 160
Public and faith based health facilities
 Personnel 18,868 7358 6582 5516 38,324 13%
 Drugs and consumables 131,700 30,188 27,005 28,871 217,764 73%
 Equipment 1037 404 362 303 2107 1%
 Cost of building 969 709 634 221 2533 1%
 Overheads 5833 2275 2035 1705 11,848 4%
 Transport (households) 1892 1046 908 480 4326 1%
 Time cost (households) 10,054 5559 4828 2551 22,992 8%
 Total cost (5 facilities) 170,353 47,538 42,354 39,648 299,893 100%
 Mean total cost per facility 34,071 9508 8471 7930 59,979  
 Annual number of visitsa 8039 7837 7011 3672 26,559
 Cost per visit 21 6 6 11 44
 National ANC utilization 373,678 364,299 325,885 170,696 1,234,557
 Estimated total national cost 7,918,560 2,209,701 1,968,732 1,842,977 13,939,970
  1. aThe number of 1st visits refers to the year 2015