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Table 2 Intention-to-treat effects of performance-based monetary incentives to TBAs on the proportion of maternal and neonatal clients that attended postnatal care within 48 h of delivery

From: The impact of monetary incentives on referrals by traditional birth attendants for postnatal care in Nigeria

  Maternal clients Neonatal clients
Mean [95% CI] Mean [95% CI] Mean [95% CI] Mean [95% CI]
Treatment effect 0.154 [0.079–0.229] 0.149 [0.068–0.229] 0.126 [0.059–0.193] 0.123 [0.049–0.198]
P-value 0.0001 0.001 0.0001 0.002
Control group mean 0.044 [−0.009–0.097] 0.067 [− 0.319–0.454] 0.032 [− 0.015–0.079] −0.041 [− 0.397–0.315]
R-squared 0.074 0.216 0.062 0.155
Observations 207 207 207 207
Control for baseline characteristics of TBA? No Yes No Yes
  1. Note - CI confidence interval, PNC postnatal care, TBA traditional birth attendant