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Table 2 Overview of appointment time and personnel costs for team prenatal care

From: OB Nest randomized controlled trial: a cost comparison of reduced visit compared to traditional prenatal care

Description OB Nest
(n = 131)
Usual Care
(n = 130)
P-Value
In Person Visits, n 9.9 (3.3) 13.7 (3.2) < 0.01
Provider Visits, n 6.3 (1.7) 9.4 (1.9) < 0.01
Nurse Encounters*, n 22.3 (7.4) 5.5 (3.7) < 0.01
Other Visits**, n 2.2 (1.8) 2.3 (1.6) 0.61
Provider Time, min 160.8 (45.0) 215.0 (71.6) < 0.01
Nurse Time*, min 237 (25.1) 99.6 (29.7) < 0.01
Other Time**, min 82.3 (54.2) 86.4 (51.3) 0.41
Provider Cost, 2015 U.S. Dollars
 Physician $154 (96) $114 (145) < 0.01
 Midwife $70 (42) $136 (87) < 0.01
 Nurse Cost $252 (85) $106 (52) < 0.01
Total Personnel Cost $476 (120) $356 (129) < 0.01
  1. *Includes connected care visits and in person visits
  2. **Other visits or time refers to ultrasound, laboratory, and genetic counseling visits