TABLE 3

Public Sector Costs Associated With Preterm Birth (£2006 Prices)

GATotal CostCost per Live BirthCost per SurvivorIncremental Cost per Survivor
Mean, £ Million95% CI, £ MillionMean, £95% CI, £Mean, £95% CI, £Mean, £95% CI, £
EPT (<28 wk)24289 to 46575 83527 906 to 145 508136 79050 222 to 261 87394 74011 498 to 215,849
VPT (<33 wk)989512 to 162086 54844 684 to 141 213103 83153 572 to 169 29961 78114 848 to 123 276
All PT (<37 wk)29462073 to 404861 3923066 to 84 07064 90445 522 to 88 86422 8556798 to 42 840
Term25 99224 018 to 28 54541 81338 507 to 45 76642 04938 724 to 46 0240
All births28 93826 091 to 32 59343 21638 834 to 48 51143 61339 189 to 48 955
PT as % of term11.338.63 to 14.18146.82111.84 to 183.69154.32117.55 to 193.08
23 wk51 to 1219 7602209 to 53 201276 54730 684 to 739 084234 497−8040 to 693 060
24 wk3712 to 7862 34720 790 to 129 451211 97770 349 to 438 043169 92831 625 to 392 019
25 wk4816 to 9672 64524 383 to 143 451134 49645 036 to 264 95692 4476312 to 218 932
26 wk6827 to 12683 66333 387 to 154 828125 86350 136 to 232 49883 81411 412 to 186 474
27 wk8433 to 15394 90437 073 to 173 503123 71548 280 to 225 95481 6669556 to 179 930
28 wk11255 to 19398 54448 050 to 168 469111 82754 501 to 191 08569 77815 777 to 145 061
29 wk10550 to 18195 36444 985 to 163 226102 68848 426 to 175 71260 6399702 to 129 688
30 wk14582 to 22195 31653 596 to 144 714104 02758 475 to 157 89061 97819 751 to 111 866
31 wk16194 to 24288 98151 963 to 133 35193 16754 399 to 139 60251 11815 675 to 93 578
32 wk224142 to 31883 90253 122 to 118 63485 83554 341 to 121 35743 78615 617 to 75 333
33 wk251177 to 34367 17947 191 to 91 45571 01449 875 to 96 65728 96511 151 to 50 633
34 wk360275 to 46960 43745 968 to 78 56361 58946 842 to 80 05519 5408118 to 34 032
35 wk486387 to 60552 08641 307 to 64 63452 98442 016 to 65 74410 9343292 to 19 720
36 wk859722 to 101049 02941 082 to 57 44949 66141 609 to 58 18776122885 to 12 163
Term25 99224 018 to 28 54541 81338 507 to 45 76642 04938 724 to 46 0240
  • EPT indicates extremely preterm; VPT, very preterm; PT, preterm.