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Table 3 Substandard factors divided into categories and subcategories

From: The implementation of unit-based perinatal mortality audit in perinatal cooperation units in the northern region of the Netherlands

SSF n (%) subgroup n (%)
Use of guidelines 51 (31) Delay 8 (16)
    Incomplete use 9 (18)
    Inappropriate use 1 (2)
    Not used, without stating the reason 33 (65)
Normal practice 37 (23) Delay 6 (16)
    Incomplete use 14 (38)
    Inappropriate use 1 (3)
    Not used, without stating the reason 12 (32)
    other 4 (11)
Documentation *46 (28) Base-line data 30 (65)
    Considerations/management 11 (24)
    Delay in correspondence 1 (2)
Communication *22 (13) Same echelon, same level 8 (36)
    Same echelon, different level 1 (5)
    Different echelons 8 (36)
    Towards patient 2 (9)
    Between departments 1 (5)
    Other 1 (5)
Other 7 (4) Medication, tests/investigations, content guidelines 8 (4)
Total 163    158  
  1. * only division in main categories documentation and communication possible. Not enough information to divide into subcategories in 4 and 1 SSF respectively.