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Table 6 Skilled birth attendant retention of key knowledge and skills

From: Accelerating newborn survival in Ghana through a low-dose, high-frequency health worker training approach: a cluster randomized trial

  Pre-test (%) Post-test (%) Difference (%) (post−/pre-) p-value 1-year assessment (%) Difference (%) (1-yr/pre-) p-value
  Mean (+/− SD) Mean (+/− SD) Mean (95% CI)   Mean (+/− SD) Mean (95% CI)  
Low-dose session 1
 Knowledge assessment 76 (9) 87 (7) 11 (9–12) < 0·001 85 (8) 8 (6–10) < 0·001
 OSCE 44 (13) 88 (9) 44 (40–48) < 0·001 76 (14) 31 (27–36) < 0·001
Low-dose session 2
 Knowledge assessment 91 (10) 95 (6) 4 (2–6) 0·001 94 (10) 2 (0–4) 0·025
 OSCE 52 (14) 92 (7) 40 (37–43) < 0·001 81 (12) 28 (25–32) < 0·001