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Table 4 Changes of manpower and workload from 2005 to 2017

From: Impact of childbirth policy changes on obstetric workload over a 13-year period in a regional referral center in China – implications on service provision planning

Year Total births Obstetricians
(N)
Nurses in the ward (N) Midwives (N) Total births: Obstetrician ratio Total births: Nurse in the ward ratio Total births: Midwife ratio
2005 1941 7 15 10 277.3:1 129.4:1 194.1:1
2006 2278 8 17 10 284.8:1 134.0:1 227.8:1
2007 3011 8 16 13 376.4:1 188.2:1 231.6:1
2008 2968 9 15 14 329.8:1 197.9:1 212.0:1
2009 2806 10 18 14 280.6:1 155.9:1 200.4:1
2010 2900 12 20 14 241.7:1 145.0:1 207.1:1
2011 3267 14 21 14 233.4:1 155.6:1 233.4:1
2012 4140 16 27 16 258.8:1 153.3:1 258.8:1
2013 4000 18 27 17 222.2:1 148.1:1 235.3:1
2014 5096 20 32 18 254.8:1 159.3:1 283.1:1
2015 4595 24 46 18 191.5:1 99.9:1 255.3:1
2016 6700 28 57 15 239.3:1 117.5:1 446.7:1
2017 5777 28 57 18 206.3:1 101.4:1 320.9:1
Correlation P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P = 0.001 P = 0.156 P < 0.001
  1. Correlation analysis by Spearman’s test