Skip to main content

Table 4 Direct and Indirect costs to be evaluated in the MAC study

From: Study protocol for a modified antenatal care program for pregnant women with a low risk for adverse outcomes—a stepped wedge cluster non-inferiority randomized trial

Healthcare economics:  
Direct costs:
outpatient care: hours spent by midwife
  hours spent by obstetrician
  hours spent by administrators
  hours spent by nurse assistants
  physiotherapy
  psychological treatment
  transportation
inpatient care: length of stay
cost of implementation: care level
  Information material
Information sessions
Education
Support from the implementation group during implementation
Surveillance
Equipment for online communication
Indirect cost: production loss due to healthcare visits