Skip to main content

Table 11 Determinants of the performance of audit teams

From: Can hospital audit teams identify case management problems, analyse their causes, identify and implement improvements? A cross-sectional process evaluation of obstetric near-miss case reviews in Benin

  N, n Mean performance score SD F-test, p-value
Location 67 - - 0.028*
 National government hospital 1 16 32.6 11.0  
 Regional government hospital 2 17 22.5 8.1  
 Regional government hospital 3 15 27.4 10.6  
 District government hospital 4 12 26.8 9.6  
 District private non-profit hospital 5 7 21.3 6.1  
Type of near-miss complication 67 - - 0.7*
 NM haemorrhage 28 27.0 11.8  
 NM hypertensive disorder 17 25.9 9.9  
 NM obstructed labour 13 28.1 9.2  
 NM infection/sepsis 6 27.7 5.6  
 NM anaemia 3 18.8 4.4  
Project maturity 67 - - 0.5*
 First half of audits 33 27.5 10.2  
 Second half of audits 34 25.9 10.1  
Moderation of audit team 50 # - - 0.030*
 by a midwife 24 23.4 9.1  
 by a physician 26 29.7 10.7  
  1. * Bartlett’s test for equal variance >> 0.05.
  2. # N<67because of missing data.