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Table 1 Items used to measure MHW index score

From: Distribution of maternity waiting homes and their correlation with perinatal mortality and direct obstetric complication rates in Ethiopia

Items Scores
0 points 1 point 2 points
Infrastructure
 Electricity No source Any one source Grid with backup
 Water None Any water source Water within 500 m
 Toilet/latrine available None Any latrine Private latrine for MWH patients
 Finished floor material Natural Rudimentary Finished
Patient-centeredness
 Sleeping arrangement Not private (shared space) Shared space with privacy curtain Private sleeping space
 Sleeping surface Mat on the floor or other Mattress on floor Mattress on bed
 Facility provides food No Yes
 Has a garden No Yes
 Welcomes families No Yes
 Provides education No Last provided a week ago or before Provided within last week