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Table 2 CIN hospitals newborn units’ characteristics

From: Evaluation of an audit and feedback intervention to reduce gentamicin prescription errors in newborn treatment (ReGENT) in neonatal inpatient care in Kenya: a controlled interrupted time series study protocol

Indicator H1 H2 H3 H4 H5 H6 H7 H8 H9 H10 H11 H12 H13 H14 H15 H16 H17 H18 H19 H20
Deliveries per yeara 6387 4441 6228 4581 5515 2945 9939 2578 6744 8641 11404 5571 5131 21608 8872 3653 2963 4264 13104 2032
Number of still births (%)a 180 (3) 195 (4) 172 (3) 150 (3) 203 (4) 42 (1) 213 (2) 47 (2) 191 (3) 231 (3) 237 (2) 169 (3) 87 (2) 521 (2) 196 (2) 105 (3) 130 171 315 32
Admissionsb 1247 671 1759 905 1524 1038 2644 412 1000 2580 2384 864 1391 4837 2964 427 174 125 1318 221
Outbornsb (%) 359 (28.79) 229 (34.13) 36 (2.05) 245 (27.07) 34 (2.23) 0 (0) 88 (3.33) 5 (1.21) 255 (25.5) 29 (1.12) 58 (2.43) 23 (2.66) 206 (14.81) 216 (4.47) 679 (22.91) 64 (14.99) 0 (0) 45 (36) 195 (14.8) 1 (0.45)
Number of medical officers (MOs) dedicated to NBUc 0.5 0.5 0.5 1 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 1 0 0.5 1 0.5 0 5 1 1 1 1
Number of paediatricians dedicated to NBUc 0.5 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5 0.5 1 1 1 0.5 0.5 1 6 1 1 1 3
Nurse per day shiftd 2 1 1 5 6 2 3 3 3 5 4 2 3 2 3 5 2 1 2 1
Nurse per night shiftd 1 1 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 3 3 1 2 1 2 3 1 1 2 1
Cots in NBU 17 2 41 23 40 17 39 1 10 53 15 4 32 0 60 50 6 13 32 4
Babies share cots Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Incubatorse 10 2 8 10 7 6 8 3 4 7 8 11 6 6 11 7 6 24 13 2
Babies share incubators Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Birthweight (grams) below which stable LBW are admitted in NBU 2100 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 1800 1800 2000 2000 1800 1800 1800 2000 1800 1700 2000 1800 2400
  1. aDeliveries and still births per year (percentage still births) — Jan 2019–Dec 2019. Source — District Health Information System
  2. bAll NBU admissions (inborn and outborn neonates) and % of outborn neonates in NBU per year — Jan 2019–Dec 2019, Source CIN-Neonatal Database
  3. cMOs/paediatricians dedicated to NBU — fraction time spent in NBU, 0.5 of person implies that the staff works 50% time of 8 am–5 pm working days in the NBU. In 50% of the working period — the staff is in the other paediatric wards
  4. dNurses — includes neonatal nurses (NN) in 7 hospitals (H4, H11, H14, and H15 had one NN each, H7 and H11 had 2 NNs, and H16 had 3 NNs)
  5. eFunctional equipment as per March 2020