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Table 1 Demographic details

From: Journey of vulnerability: a mixed-methods study to understand intrapartum transfers in Tanzania and Zambia

Pregnancy Outcome IndicatorsBoth CountriesTanzaniaZambia
Cases collected19971000997
- Maternal death (%)35 (2%)18 (2%)17 (2%)
- Near-misses (%)205 (17%) (812 NA)70 (7%) (11 NA)135 (69%) (801 NA)
- Prolonged Labour (%)250 (13%) (8 NA)48 (5%) (4 NA)202 (20%) (4 NA)
- Reduced Foetal Movement (%)195 (11%) (271 NA)132 (13%) (6 NA)63 (9%) (265 NA)
- Intrapartum Transfer (%)484 (24%) (3 NA)111 (11%) (2 NA)373 (37%) (1 NA)
- Any Delay to Care (%)963 (59%) (375 NA)639 (66%) (27 NA)324 (50%) (348 NA)
Total number of babies205610381018
- Livebirth (%)1740 (85%)844 (81%)896 (88%)
- Stillbirth (%)261 (13%)161 (16%)100 (10%)
- Neonatal death (%)49 (2%)32 (3%)17 (2%)
- Babies with unknown status (%)6 (< 1%)1 (< 1%)5 (< 1%)
  1. NA Not Available (from case records or birth register)
  2. aProlonged labour defined as no cervical dilatation over 4 h or lasting > 12 h in the active phase (i.e. from 4 cm)