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Table 4 Characteristics of participating hospitals by country

From: Implementation and evaluation of nonclinical interventions for appropriate use of cesarean section in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a multisite hybrid effectiveness-implementation type III trial

Characteristic Argentina Burkina Faso Thailand Vietnam
Type of hospital
 Public without private ward 8 8 0 2
 Public with private wards 0 0 8 4
 Private 0 0 0 2
Level of reference
 Tertiary 4 2 6 2
 Secondary 4 4 2 4
 Primary 0 2 0 2
Teaching hospital
 Yes 8 3 8 4
 No 0 5 0 4
Type of medical records
 Electronic 8 0 4 1
 Paper-based 0 8 4 7
Range of annual births 1200-5600 2500-6000 2500-7500 2800-42,000
Range of CS rates 23-38% 21-48% 36-56% 23-54%