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Table 1 Hospital characteristics and staffing

From: Postnatal care education in health facilities in Accra, Ghana: perspectives of mothers and providers

  2015 2016 2016
Facility type Deliveries CS rate Deliveries CS rate Labor ward midwives Postnatal nurses
Regional 8566 48% 7824 49% 34 12
District 2808 (1926-3289) 18% (2–30%) 2935 (1925-3258) 22% (13–25%) 16 (12–21) 6 (2–10)
Sub-district 1307 (503–2949) 1330 (559–2935) 15 (7–26) 4 (1–9)
  1. Data are presented as number, average or percent (range). Cesarean section (CS). Sub-district hospitals do not conduct cesarean deliveries. All but three sub-district facilities had postnatal nurses