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Table 4 Perinatal outcomes between pre-intervention (Oct 2015 – July 2016) and during/after intervention (Aug 2016 – May 2017)

From: Reducing intrapartum fetal deaths through low-dose high frequency clinical mentorship in a rural hospital in Western Kenya: a quasi-experimental study

 Intervention HospitalControl Hospital
Perinatal OutcomesPre [n (%)] (n = 1086)Post [n (%)] (n = 1102)P – valuePre [n (%)] (n = 1272)Post [n (%)] (n = 1144)P – value
Live births1074 (98.9)1094 (99.3)0.17581247 (98.0)1110 (97.0)0.0547*
Babies born with low APGAR scores a18 (1.7)40 (3.7)0.0021*4 (0.3)4 (0.4)0.4345
Macerated stillbirths7 (0.6)7 (0.6)0.48915 (0.4)16 (1.4)0.0039*
Fresh stillbirths5 (0.5)1 (0.1)0.0491*20 (1.6)18 (1.6)0.4991
Neonatal deaths a5 (0.5)3 (0.3)0.23134 (0.3)1 (0.1)0.1122
  1. aThe denominators for this analysis are 1074 and 1094 for the mentorship facility and 1247 and 1110 for the control facility for Oct’15 – July’16 and Aug’16 – May’17 periods respectively
  2. *P ≤ 0.05 statistically significant