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Table 6 Unit cost of ANC expressed as cost per ANC visit (US$ 2011) and summary statistics

From: Matching comprehensive health insurance reimbursements to their real costs: the case of antenatal care visits in a region of Peru

  3 de Febrero Defensores Marquez Mi Peru Peru Korea Santa Rosa Ventanilla Baja Villa de los Reyes All health centres
Unit cost
 Full cost of ANCa (CI 95 %) 35.8 (33.6–38.8) 28.1 (26.3–30.5) 45.4 (43.6–47.6) 20.6 (19.4–22.2) 35.7 (33.6–38.4) 30.8 (29.3–32.8) 48.4 (46–51.2) 25.3 (23.7–27.3) 31.3 (29.7–33.5)
 Cost excluding salaries and capital cost (CI 95 %)b 3.8 (3.3–4.3) 4.1 (3.6–4.6) 3.7 (3.3–4.1) 2.3 (2.0–2.6) 3.7 (3.3–4.2) 3.3 (2.9–3.7) 5.6 (4.9–6.3) 3.0 (2.7–3.4) 3.4 (3.0–3.8)
Statistics
 Number of ANC visits 2543 1344 2136 4194 3084 2270 480 2169 18,220
 ANC visits per women attended 6.0 5.8 6.5 6.8 5.9 7.4 7.2 7.1 6.5
 Ratio ANC visit per full time midwife per year 963 974 1504 2087 1904 946 369 1356 1268
  1. aCost of all services provided during the ANC visits
  2. bCost of those services covered by the ANC visit SIS reimbursement fee (attendance to ANC office and general support services)