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Table 3 Signal functions provided by health facilities in the study area

From: Strengthening health systems capacity to monitor and evaluate programmes targeted at reducing abortion-related maternal mortality in Jessore district, Bangladesh

Signal function Baseline Endline
(n = 74) (n = 69)
FWC MCWC UHC Dist. Hosp. Private Total FWC MCWC UHC Dist. Hosp. Private Total
N = 30 N = 1 N = 12 N = 1 N = 30 N = 74 N = 29 N = 1 N = 12 N = 1 N = 26 N = 69
Administration of antibiotic 0 1 7 1 21 30 0 1 7 1 20 29
Administration of intravenous fluid 0 1 7 1 22 31 1 1 7 1 19 29
Administration of uterotonics 0 1 7 1 23 32 0 1 7 1 20 29
Removal of retained products (≤12 weeks) 0 0 8 1 18 27 0 0 7 1 18 26
Post-procedure contraception 23 1 4 0 4 32 24 1 5 0 6 36
MR (≤10 weeks) and/or safe, legal abortion (≤12 weeks) 28 1 4 0 6 39 25 1 5 0 6 37
Basic SMRAC facilities (20 recommended: 4 per 500,000 population) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Removal of retained products (>12 weeks) 0 0 6 1 13 20 0 0 6 1 15 22
Blood transfusion 0 0 4 1 18 23 0 0 4 1 19 24
Laparotomy 0 0 2 1 18 21 0 0 2 1 16 19
Safe, legal abortion (>12 weeks) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 4
Comprehensive SMRAC facilities (5 recommended:1 per 500,000 population) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0