Use of active management of the third stage of labour in seven developing countries
Cynthia Stanton, Deborah Armbruster, Rod Knight, Iwan Ariawan, Sourou Gbangbade, Ashebir Getachew, Jose Angel Portillo, Douglas Jarquin, Flor Marin, Sayoka Mfinanga, Jesus Vallecillo, Hope Johnson & David Sintasath
Volume 87, Number 3, March 2009, 207-215
Table 2. Description of sample of health-facility-based deliveries in study of the active management of the third stage of labour in seven developing countries, 2005 and 2006a
|Setting||Facilities in sample||Facilities in sampling frame||Births occurring in facility types in the AMTSL sampleb
|Percentage of all births||Percentage of all health- facility-based births|
|United Republic of Tanzania||29||NA||23.0||60.7||249c|
AMTSL, active management of the third stage of labour; NA, not available.
a Data collected from October to December 2005 for Ethiopia and the United Republic of Tanzania, and from July to December 2006 for the remaining countries.
b Data on place of delivery from nationally representative surveys of women of reproductive age were used to calculate the percentage of all births and of all facility-based births that occur in the types of health facilities selected in the facility sample in each country.
c Sample includes one additional facility in a region that otherwise would not have been represented.