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Table 1 List of 19 studies included in the meta-analysis on the effect of health facility delivery on neonatal mortality, 1988-2012

From: The effect of health facility delivery on neonatal mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis

S/N Author(s) & year of publication/report Country Design Sample size Health facility Home
Live-births Neonatal deaths Live-births Neonatal deaths
1 Feng et al., 2011 China Cross-sectional 898,360 840,622 6,592 57,738 1,664
2 Parazzine et al., 1988 Italy Cross-sectional 638,438 622,381 6,488 16,057 275
3 Owa et al., 1998 Nigeria Cross-sectional 7,225 5,741 653 1,484 285
4 Nathan et al., 2012 Tanzania Prospective cohort 8,593 5,146 188 3,447 111
5 McDermott et al., 1996 Malawi Prospective cohort 3,860 2,251 131 1,609 133
6 Okantey, 2008 Ghana Cross-sectional 536 264 69 272 107
7 Titaley et al., 2008 Indonesia Cross-sectional 15,800 5,948 96 9,852 152
8 Sharifzadeh et al., 2008 Iran Case Control 468 227 68 241 88
9 Nga et al., 2012 Vietnam Community trial 14,453 13,003 161 1,450 72
10 Upadhyay et al., 2012 India Nested case control 5,444 2,871 102 2,573 84
11 Malqvist et al., 2010 Vietnam Case control 782 599 80 183 58
12 Oti et al., 2011 Nigeria Cross-sectional 5,708 2,009 65 3,699 122
13 Joshi, 2003 India Case control 300 126 27 174 73
14 Tesfaye 2003 Ethiopia Cross-sectional 1,462 837 27 625 41
15 Jehan et al., 2009 Pakistan Prospective cohort 1,121 893 43 228 10
16 Dialo et al., 2011 Burkina Faso Prospective cohort 864 308 10 556 30
17 Nankabirwa et al., 2011 Uganda Prospective cohort 835 490 7 345 11
18 Ayzen et al., 2010 Pakistan Cross-sectional 565 317 11 248 4
19 Seedhom et al., 2008 Egypt Cross-sectional 1,991 417 3 1,574 45
    Total 1,606,805 150,4450 14,821 102,355 3,365