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Table 3 Timing of swallowing misoprostol tablet among the women who took it, by place of delivery

From: Effectiveness and safety of misoprostol distributed to antenatal women to prevent postpartum haemorrhage after child-births: a stepped-wedge cluster-randomized trial

When misoprostol was swallowed Home or TBA’s place n=90 (%) Health facility n=234 (%)
Before baby was born 0 0
After the baby was born but before the placenta was delivered 32 (35.6 %) 74 (31.6 %)
After the placenta was delivered but within an hour of birth 58 (64.4 %) 159 (68.0 %)
More than 1 h after delivery 0 1 (0.4 %)