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Table 2 Denominator validation results for coverage of injectable antibiotics, women’s exit interview survey, EN-BIRTH study (n = 901)

From: Antibiotic use for inpatient newborn care with suspected infection: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study

  Country Hospital Survey Reported Coverage Don’t Know Response
N % (95% CI) %
Baby admitted in hospital Bangladesh Azimpur Tertiary 103 99 (93, 99.8) 0
Kushtia District 301 99 (96.9, 99.0) 0
Nepal Pokhara Regional 316 97.2 (94.6, 98.5) 0.32
Tanzania Temeke Regional 146 99.3 (95.2, 99.9) 0.68
Muhimbili National 35 100 0
All sites pooled Random effects estimate 901 98.8 (97.8, 99.5) 0.2
Baby admitted in hospital and had any infection Bangladesh Azimpur Tertiary 103 41.7 (32.1, 51.8) 0
Kushtia District 301 75.4 (70.1, 80.1) 7.64
Nepal Pokhara Regional 316 58.8 (53.2, 64.3) 2.53
Tanzania Temeke Regional 146 38.3 (30.4, 46.7) 4.11
Muhimbili National 35 17.1 (6.5, 33.6) 8.57
All sites pooled Random effects estimate 901 47.1 (30.1, 64.5) 3.45
Baby admitted in hospital and had a presumed severe infection Bangladesh Azimpur Tertiary 103 30.1 (21.5, 39.9) 2.91
Kushtia District 301 70.4 (64.9, 75.5) 11.3
Nepal Pokhara Regional 316 17.4 (13.3, 22.0) 6.33
Tanzania Temeke Regional 146 26.7 (19.7, 34.6) 4.79
Muhimbili National 35 11.4 (3.2, 26.7) 8.57
All sites pooled Random effects estimate 901 30.4 (10.0, 55.9) 6.48