Home visits by community health workers to prevent neonatal deaths in developing countries: a systematic review
Siddhartha Gogia & Harshpal Singh Sachdev
Volume 88, Number 9, September 2010, 658-666B
Table 4. Subgroup analysesa for relative risk (RR) of neonatal death in trials of home-based interventions to reduce neonatal and infant deaths and stillbirths, as identified through systematic review
|Stratification variable||No. of trials||Random effects model
||Fixed effects model
||Tests for heterogeneity
||P for heterogeneity in subgroups|
|RR||95% CI||RR||95% CI||I2 (%)||Q|
|Type of care||0.088|
|Preventive and curative (injectable antibiotics)||2||0.51||0.30–0.85||0.52||0.40–0.66||76.7||4.29|
|Coverage (%) of home visits||< 0.001|
CI, confidence interval; NA, not applicable; RR, relative risk.
a Subgroup analysis not done for baseline mortality, as all trials had high baseline mortality rates (> 45 per 1000 live births).