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Table 1 Major variables reported per individual management option

From: Reducing the cesarean delivery rates for breech presentations: administration of spinal anesthesia facilitates manipulation to cephalic presentation, but is it cost saving?

Total cost (NIS) Personnel cost (NIS) Disposable cost (NIS) Fixed cost (NIS) No. items total per procedure Procedure
11670.54 4076.89 1298.95 6294.70 77 Cesarean delivery
4110.23 1824.40 250.72 2035.11 39 Vaginal delivery
960.21 533.45 17.34 409.42 10 ECV
1386.97 808.18 169.37 409.42 18 ECV plus Spinal block
  1. Key: Costs sourced in 2008 were adjusted to 2013 NIS price levels using the consumer price index. The conversion factor used is 1.3336229. (Central Bureau of Statistics, Price Statistics Monthly - September 2013. Jerusalem). Costs were sourced from hospital budget itemizations.
  2. ECV = external cephalic version, NIS = New Israeli Shekel.