Table 1

Classification of timeliness of consultation by method

Classification of appointment timelinessPillInjectable
On time—women not exposed to pregnancyUp to 28 days multiplied by the number of pill packs received at last appointment.
  • Up to 13 weeks since last appointment.

  • Or within 4-week grace period with no delay at previous appointment.

Delayed—women exposed to pregnancyLater than 28 days multiplied by the number of pill packs received at last appointment, and less than 3 weeks after scheduled appointment date.
  • After 4-week grace period.

  • Or within 4-week grace period with a delay at previous appointment.

Delay status unknownLater than 3 weeks after the scheduled appointment date.
  • Later than 11 weeks after the scheduled appointment date.