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Table 2 Mothers who sought care in HCs during labour and delivery, referrals to hospitals for obstetric complications and for term PROM and skilled providers for the caseloads at each HC in 2012, Addis Ababa

From: High proportions of obstetric referrals in Addis Ababa: the case of term premature rupture of membranes

HC Number of mothers who sought care during labour Number (proportion) of overall obstetric referrals Number (proportion) of PROM referrals Number of full time skilled providers actual (expected)a
A 733 173 (23.6 %) 78 (45.1 %) 6 (3.4)
B 570 234 (41.1 %) 60 (25.6 %) 6 (2.1)
C 564 184 (32.6 %) 28 (15.2 %) 8 (2.3)
D 651 248 (38.1 %) 69 (27.8 %) 5 (2.4)
E 1752 493 (28.1 %) 117 (23.7 %) 5 (7.6)
F 1261 365 (28.9 %) 44 (12.1 %) 10 (5.4)
G 730 187 (25.6 %) 27 (14.4 %) 9 (3.3)
H 1770 457 (25.8 %) 98 (21.4 %) 12 (7.9)
I 725 372 (51.3 %) 25 (6.7 %) 6 (2.1)
J 584 107 (18.3 %) 11 (10.1 %) 5 (2.9)
Total 9340 2828 (30.3 %) 557 (19.7 %) 72 (39)
  1. aExpected number of skilled providers for the case loads were calculated based on six skilled providers for 1000 births per year, a standard set in the State of the World’s Midwifery, 2011 report