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Table 4 National distribution of births and stillbirths by level of facility (2012 and 2013)

From: Triple return on investment: the cost and impact of 13 interventions that could prevent stillbirths and save the lives of mothers and babies in South Africa

  CHC DH RH PT NC Total
Total births 229 933 654 115 386 334 69 470 72 503 1 412 355
Proportion of births (%) 16.3 46.3 27.4 4.9 5.1 100
SBR > 500 g 8.4 20.2 30.2 39.2 42.9 23.1
SBR > 1 000 g 6.2 16.4 22.6 28.8 27.9 17.6
Proportion of stillbirths (%) 5.9 40.5 35.7 8.3 9.5 100
  1. CHC – Community Health Centre; DH – District Hospital; RH – Regional Hospital; PT – Provincial Tertiary Hospital; NC – National Central Hospital; SBR – stillbirth rate per 1 000 births. Source: [6].