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Table 1 Health facility and study participant characteristics

From: Effectiveness of clinical training on improving essential newborn care practices in Bossaso, Somalia: a pre and postintervention study

 Pre-interventionPost-interventionP-value
n/N%95% CIn/N%95% CI
Facility characteristics
 Maternity/labor room functional 24/74/4100 4/4100--
 Electricity  functional3/475 2/450 0.57
 Water availability4/4100 3/475 0.29
Health worker
 Mean skilled birth attendants per facility (registered nurse)3.8Range
(3–6)
 2.8Range
(0–4)
  
 Mean skilled birth attendants per facility (midwife)3.5Range
(3–4)
 3.5Range
(3–5)
  
Location of birth
 Health center 155/25321.716.8–27.375/27127.722.4–33.40.44
 Health center 295/25337.531.6–43.893/27134.328.7–40.30.64
 Health center 358/25322.917.9–28.660/27122.117.3–27.50.92
 Health center 445/25317.813.3–23.143/27115.911.7–20.80.81
Length of stay from birth to discharge at HF among livebirths
  ≤ 6:00 h161/24266.560.6–72.4174/25767.762.0–73.4
 6:00–12:00 h61/24225.219.7–30.767/25726.120.7–31.5
  ≥ 12:01 h20/2428.34.8–11.716/2576.23.3–9.2
Birth attendant
 Midwife229/25390.586.2–93.8242/27189.385.0–92.70.66
 Registered nurse13/2535.12.8–8.63/2711.10.2–3.20.58
 Auxiliary nurse9/2533.61.6–6.623/2718.55.4–12.50.62
 Community midwife2/2530.80.1–2.83/2711.10.2–3.20.97
Maternal age
 15–18 years23/2539.15.9–13.316/2715.93.4–9.40.20
 19–24 years78/25330.825.2–36.988/27132.526.9–38.40.77
  ≥ 25 years152/25360.153.8–66.2167/27161.655.5–67.40.86
Gravidity
 Primigravida50/25319.815.0–25.239/27114.410.4–19.10.17
 Two or more pregnancies203/25380.274.8–85.0232/27185.680.9–89.60.62
Antenatal care during this pregnancy
 None31/25312.28.5–16.932/27111.88.2–16.20.96
 One to three ANC visits181/25371.565.5–77.0196/27172.366.6–77.60.87
 Four or more ANC visits35/25313.89.8–18.743/27115.911.7–20.80.80
 Missing values6/253 0/271 
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