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Table 2 Denominator comparisons for uterotonic indicator, EN-BIRTH study (n = 23,015)

From: Uterotonics for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

  Bangladesh Nepal Tanzania
Azimpur Tertiary Kushtia District Pokhara Regional Temeke Regional Muhimbili National
Number of women who gave birth 2910 2412 7370 6748 3575
Uterotonic observed given 2858 2333 7221 6653 3485
Total births 2936 2459 7442 6869 3765
Live births 2896 2308 7175 6634 3509
Uterotonic coverage among women who gave birth (%) 98.9 99.8 99.9 99.3 98.4
Uterotonic coverage using live birth denominator (%) 98.7 101.1 100.6 100.3 99.3
Uterotonic coverage using all birth denominator (%) 97.3 94.9 97.0 96.9 92.6
Relative difference % 0.0 −0.1 0.0 0.0 −0.1
Absolute difference % −1.3 −6.2 −3.6 −3.4 −6.8
  1. Legend: N = 23,051 women observed to give birth
  2. Uterotonic coverage is calculated using number of women who gave birth (rather than “all” or “live” births)