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Table 3 Examples of project maternal, newborn and child health outcomes of interest

From: The Tanzania Connect Project: a cluster-randomized trial of the child survival impact of adding paid community health workers to an existing facility-focused health system

Category Indicator
Mortality rates (by gender of child) • Neonatal mortality rate
• Infant mortality rate
• Under-age five cumulative mortality rate (q5 )
• Estimated under age 5 cause specific mortality rate for malaria, acute respiratory infections,
Maternal Health Behavior (last live birth) • Percent of women who made their first ANC visit before the fourth month
• Percent pregnant women who attended four or more antenatal care visits
• Percent pregnant women who attended postnatal care visit
• Percent women who deliver in a health facility
• Proportion of c-sections among last born
Newborn Health • Percent of newborns attending postnatal care visits
• Percent of newborns breastfed within 1 hour of birth
• Percent of women that report having practiced at least three ENC behaviors
Under-5 child health • Percent episodes of diarrhea in children under 5 treated with ORS + zinc
• Percent episodes of cough/pneumonia in children under age five treated with antibiotics
• Percent of febrile malaria episodes among children under 5 treated within 24 hours of onset
Family planning and fertility • Contraceptive prevalence rate
• Unmet need for family planning
• Age specific and total fertility rates