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Table 3 Summary total costs vaginal delivery and cesarean section

From: Hospital treatment -is it affordable? A structured cost analysis of vaginal deliveries and planned caesarean sections

   Vaginal delivery (€) Planned caesarean (€)
Obstetrical Staff Doctors 201.0 2 292.58
  Midwifes 210.5 3 129.38
  Nurses 144.4 5 316.10
Material expenses Materials 47.69 117.86
  Pharmacotherapy 8.38 46.56
Non obstetrical medical Anaesthesiology 51.98 375.83
service institutions    
  Laboratory for infectious diseases 47.84 58.11
  Laboratory for blood chemistry 6.64 13.50
  Blood bank 73.44 88.15
Medical infrastructure   107.6 8 137.02
Non medical infrastructure   774.3 3 809.81
Σ total costs (€)   1737.34 2384.9