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Table 1 Selection of participating hospitals

From: Communication between mothers and health workers is important for quality of newborn care: a qualitative study in neonatal units in district hospitals in South Africa

 Deliveries per annumNumber of neonatal bedsRural/UrbanKINC Score at midpoint/88Reason for selection
Hospital 1375011Urban72.0Overall highest QoC score at midpoint
Hospital 2350011Rural66.4Second highest QoC score at midpoint
Hospital 327508Rural61.6Biggest improvement in QoC score from baseline to midpoint
Hospital 430009Rural60.3Second biggest improvement in QoC score from baseline to midpoint
Hospital 5350011Rural53.5Least improvement in QoC score from baseline to midpoint
Hospital 6550017Urban42.3Second least QoC score at midpoint AND lowest improvement in QoC score from baseline to midpoint
Hospital 7250011Rural39.2Overall lowest QoC score at midpoint