Table 1

Healthcare setting attendance for 35 women* diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) during the study period based on questionnaires and review of medical records

General practiceGenitourinary medicine clinicHospital outpatientHospital inpatientOther§
Where first attended for PID1715102
Total women attending type of site2116513
Total attendances at healthcare settings3127614
  • * A further woman was excluded from the detailed cost analysis as she was diagnosed and treated for PID as a hospital outpatient in the USA and no medical records were available.

  • Including accident and emergency and gynaecology.

  • Hospital inpatient stay of 3 days for late miscarriage and PID.

  • § Other: walk-in and primary care centre.