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Table 2 Newborn health outcomes at health facilities in the ten implementation districts, 2015–2018

From: A practice improvement package at scale to improve management of birth asphyxia in Rwanda: a before-after mixed methods evaluation

  Year Annual improvement, absolute and percent 95% Confidence Interval
2015 2016 2017 2018
Neonatal admissions to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit due to asphyxia per 1000 live births 22.0 20.9 13.4 13.9 −2.8 (12.9%) −1.8 to −3.8 (8.3–17.5%)
Neonatal deaths at the health facility due to asphyxia per 1000 live births 3.8 3.2 2.9 3.3 −0.2 (4.2%) − 0.01 to − 0.3 (0.2–6.3%)
Fresh stillbirth at the health facility per 1000 deliveries 10.2 9.7 9.4 7.5 − 0.6 (6.2%) − 0.2 to − 1.1 (2.1–11.4%)
Newborn Deaths within 30 min of birth at health facilities per 1000 deliveries 3.2 2.8 3.0 2.6 −0.1 (4.0%) + 0.03 to 0.2* (+ 1.2% to − 8.0%)
  1. *p = 0.06