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Table 6 Effect of intervention on selected inputs, across all hospitals

From: Adherence to evidence based care practices for childbirth before and after a quality improvement intervention in health facilities of Rajasthan, India

Input Baseline End-line P value
Ambubag kept ready in LR 68% 95% 0.002
BP instrument & stethoscope ready in LR 45% 75% 0.009
Washbasin and running water in LR 80% 98% 0.004
Autoclave in working condition 68% 84% 0.1185
Labour room clean 52% 73% 0.0309
Labour table clean 52% 59% 0.5034
Oxytocin available in LR 41% 98% 0
At least half of nurse midwives in LR SBA trained 80% 91% 0.2188
Doctors oriented on evidence based care 18% 55% 0.001
IEC material on evidence based practices displayed in LR 7% 91% 0
  1. Abbreviations: LR Labour room, SBA Skilled birth attendant, IEC Information education communication.
  2. Bold text reflects the statistically significant differences.