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Table 2 Expected births, institutional deliveries and health human resource distributions for 66 health institutions, 2010, Gamo Gofa, south-west Ethiopia

From: Lifesaving emergency obstetric services are inadequate in south-west Ethiopia: a formidable challenge to reducing maternal mortality in Ethiopia

Woreda Population No. of institutions Expected no. of births§ Institutional deliveries Midwives Nurses and health officers Doctors Maternal deaths
No. % No. Per 100,000 population No. Per 100,000 population   No.
Melokoza 131,009 5 4,847 102 2.1 2 1.5 20 15.3 0 0
Denba Goffa** 114,309 5 4,230 417 9.9 11 9.6 8 7 1 17
Kucha 162,513 6 6,013 108 1.8 2 1.2 13 8 0 5
Boreda 74,008 4 2,738 30 1.1 5 6.8 22 29.7 0 1
Merab Abaya 81,819 4 3,027 287 9.5 4 4.9 22 26.9 0 5
Arba Minch Zuria* 264,927 7 9,802 1,809 18.5 17 6.4 54 20.4 5 3
Chencha 122,193 5 4,521 409 9 8 6.5 45 36.8 2 6
Dita 91,433 4 3,383 163 4.8 3 3.3 16 17.5 0 7
Daramalo 88,232 2 3,265 54 1.7 3 3.4 3 3.4 0 0
Zala 80,931 5 2,995 58 1.9 3 3.7 36 44.5 0 2
Ubadebretsehay 75,377 3 2,789 37 1.3 2 2.7 15 19.9 0 0
Kemba 169,756 7 6,281 411 6.5 4 2.4 13 7.7 0 3
Bonke 173,240 5 6,410 276 4.3 4 2.3 11 6.3 0 3
Geze Goffa 74,951 3 2,773 56 2 3 4 2 2.7 0 21
Oyida 36,187 1 1,339 14 1 2 5.5 1 2.8 0 6
Gamo Gofa Zone 1,740,885 66 64,413 4,231 6.6 73 4.2 281 16.1 8 79
  1. *Includes Arba Minch Town; **Includes Sawla Town; Available for obstetric care means those who participated in obstetric care.
  2. §Expected number of births = 3.7% (national annual crude birth rate) of the woreda catchment population.