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Table 2 Infrastructure and human resources in included hospitals

From: Effect of collaborative quality improvement on stillbirths, neonatal mortality and newborn care practices in hospitals of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, India: evidence from a quasi-experimental mixed-methods study

  Baseline Endline
  Intervention Comparison Intervention Comparison
Agreed participation in baseline and endline assessment 25 27 18 21
Facility assessment done in labour room 20 19 14 17
 Public secondary/college 15/1 11/3 12/1 11/2
 Private secondary/college 1/3 2/3 1/1 1/2
 Mean no. of deliveries per month 369 171 459 317
  Median (IQR) 315 (157–500) 166 (32–247) 426 (253–636) 233 (85–516)
 Mean no. beds 8 6 6 4
  Median (IQR) 5 (3–11) 2 (2–10) 4 (3–8) 3 (2–7)
 Hospital has an operating theatre 18 (90%) 16 (84%) 13 (87%) 13 (81%)
 Mean no. of obstetricians per 10 beds 4 9 10 10
  Median (IQR) 3 (2–7) 5 (3–10) 5 (3–8) 8 (5–15)
Facility assessment done in NCU 24 25 15 20
 Public secondary/college 15/2 10/3 11/1 11/2
 Private secondary/college 4/3 10/2 3/0 5/2
 Have a breastfeeding room* 21 (88%) 20 (80%) 11 (85%) 14 (82%)
 Have a Kangaroo Mother Care room 16 (67%) 10 (40%) 11 (79%) 13 (72%)
 Mean no. of admission per month 77 72 91 69
  Median (IQR) 67 (28–86) 51 (28–106) 65 (53–153) 53 (18–96)
 Mean no. beds in NCU 19 16 19 20
  Median (IQR) 18 (14–20) 16 (10–20) 20 (12–20) 20 (13–22)
 Mean monthly admission to bed ratio 5 4 5 4
  Median (IQR) 4 (3–5) 4 (2–6) 4 (3–8) 3 (1–6)
 Mean no. of paediatricians 4 4 3 3
  Median (IQR) 3 (2–7) 3 (1–6) 2 (1–4) 3 (1–5)
 Mean no. of nurses 5 4 9 9
  Median (IQR) 5 (3–6) 4 (2–5) 7 (6–14) 8 (3–13)
 Mean no. of paediatricians per 10 beds 2 3 1 2
  Median (IQR) 2 (1–3) 2 (1–3) 1 (0–3) 2 (1–3)
 Mean no. of nurses per 10 beds 6 8 5 5
  Median (IQR) 6 (3–8) 7 (5–8) 5 (4–7) 5 (3–7)
  1. Note: *5 missing at endline (2 intervention, 3 comparison)