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Table 1 Babies weighed and late enrollment by distribution time period

From: Community based weighing of newborns and use of mobile phones by village elders in rural settings in Kenya: a decentralised approach to health care provision

  Jan 09-Jun 09 Jul 09-Oct 09 Nov 09-Apr 10 May 10-Dec 10 Total
Infants delivered, N 3,895 3,087 4,197 5,936 17,115
Birth weight measured, N (%) 3,894 3,087 4,197 5,936 17,114
Yes 1,615 (41.5) 2,609 (84.5) 4,040 (96.3)* 5,844 (98.5) 14,108 (82.4)
No 2,279 (58.5) 478 (15.5) 157 (3.7) 92 (1.5) 3,006 (17.6)
Birth weight measured within 7 days, N (%) 1,615 2,609 4,040 5,844 14,108
Yes 474 (29.3) 1,868 (71.6) 3,579 (88.6) 5,480 (93.8) 11,401 (80.8)
No 1,141 (70.7) 741 (28.4) 461 (11.4) 364 (6.2) 2,707 (19.2)
Enrolled after delivery, N (%) 3,891 3,081 4,194 5,919 17,085
Yes 1,183 (30.4) 893 (29.0) 1,076 (25.7)* 1,104 (18.7) 4,256 (24.9)
No 2,708 (69.6) 2,188 (71.0) 3,118 (74.3) 4,815 (81.3) 12,829 (75.1)
Birth weight > 5500 g for babies measured within 7 days, N (%) 474 1,868 3,579 5,480 11,401
Yes 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.0) 1 (0.0)
No 474 (100.0) 1,868 (100.0) 3,579 (100.0) 5,479 (100.0) 11,400 (100.0)
Birth weight > 5500 g, N (%) 1,615 2,609 4,040 5,844 14,108
Yes 6 (0.4) 22 (0.8) 8 (0.2) 6 (0.1) 42 (0.3)
No 1,609 (99.6) 2,587 (99.2) 4,032 (99.8) 5,838 (99.9) 14,066 (99.7)
Facility Birth weight > 5500 g, N (%) 1,353 976 1,333 2,158 5,820
Yes 1 (0.1) 3 (0.3) 1 (0.1) 1 (0.0) 6 (0.1)
No 1,352 (99.9) 973 (99.7) 1,332 (99.9) 2,157 (100.0) 5,814 (99.9)
Home Birth weight > 5500 g, N (%) 262 1,632 2,707 3,683 8,284
Yes 5 (1.9) 19 (1.2) 7 (0.3) 5 (0.1) 36 (0.4)
No 257 (98.1) 1,613 (98.8) 2,700 (99.7) 3,678 (99.9) 8,248 (99.6)
  1. *- Post-distribution differs from pre-distribution, p < 0.0001