Skip to main content

Table 1 Country of residence and areas of work (“primary” and “other”) as identified by panel members in Round 3

From: Characteristics of a global classification system for perinatal deaths: a Delphi consensus study

Panel characteristics Total N = 51
  Frequency (%)
Country of residence  
 Australia 3 (5.9)
 Bangladesh 2 (3.9)
 Canada 1 (2)
 China 1 (2)
 Croatia 2 (3.9)
 Ethiopia 1 (2)
 India 4 (7.8)
 Israel 1 (2)
 Italy 2 (3.9)
 Nepal 3 (5.9)
 Netherlands 2 (3.9)
 New Zealand 1 (2)
 Norway 3 (5.9)
 Pakistan 2 (3.9)
 South Africa 4 (7.8)
 Sudan 1 (2)
 Switzerland 2 (3.9)
 Turkey 2 (3.9)
 United Kingdom 5 (9.8)
 United Republic of Tanzania 1 (2)
 United States of America 8 (15.7)
Primary area of work  
 Database 1 (2)
 Epidemiology 8 (15.7)
 Neonatal nursing 1 (2)
 Neonatology 6 (11.8)
 Obstetrics 15 (29.4)
 Paediatrics 4 (7.8)
 Pathology 2 (3.9)
 Policy/Programs 2 (3.9)
 Public Health 12 (23.5)
Other area of worka  
 Epidemiology 9 (17.6)b
 Gynaecology 1 (2)
 Midwifery 1 (2)
 Neonatology 3 (5.9)
 Obstetrics 7 (13.7)
 Paediatrics 2 (3.9)
 Pathology 2 (3.9)c
 Perinatology 1 (2)
 Policy/Programs 3 (5.9)d
 Public Health 12 (23.5)e
 Research 1 (2)f
  1. aOther area of work given by 42 participants. Percentages calculated based on total sample of 51 participants
  2. bSpecifically: pregnancy outcomes; perinatal epidemiology; perinatal health surveillance; NCD; maternal and newborn health; teaching and research; perinatal surveillance; obstetrics; neonatal infections in developing countries; research data management; maternal and neonatal mortality.
  3. cSpecifically: perinatal pathology.
  4. dSpecifically: maternal and child health; maternal and perinatal health; emergency obstetric care; maternal and perinatal audits; health policy.
  5. eSpecifically: urban health; mortality review; community medicine; newborn health; medical birth and perinatal death register; infectious diseases; policy decision making; health systems; health informatics; reproductive health; maternal and child health; clinical patient care; teaching; perinatal; reproductive; maternal and perinatal health care; community-based newborn care; infant and pre-school child health care; global health; health systems; neonatology; immunity programs; stillbirth.
  6. fSpecifically: intra-uterine fetal death.
  7. Percentages may not equal 100 due to rounding