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Erratum to: The dominance of the private sector in the provision of emergency obstetric care: studies from Gujarat, India

BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:369

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1559-3

Published: 9 August 2016

The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2016 16:225

Erratum

Following the publication of this article [1] it was brought to our attention that two values in Table 4 were incorrect:
Table 4

Staff and facilities per district compared against WHR 2005 benchmarksa

Indicator

Districts and number of births per year

Sabarkantha (births: 67,965)

Dahod (births: 64,222)

Surendranaga (births: 67,965)

Number of facilities or staff

Number of facilities or staff

Number of facilities or staff

Current

WHR 2005

Deficit

Current

WHR 2005

Deficit

Current

WHR 2005

Deficit

CEmOC

15

19

4

5

18

13

3

11

8

BEmOC

1

38

37

0

36

36

2

22

20

Less–than-BEmOC + C-sections

41

n.a

n.a

12

n.a

n.a

19

n.a

n.a

Midwives (nurses)b

103

378

275

98

357

259

51

224

173

Doctors (all)

126

57

0

55

54

1

59

34

0

aWHR 2005 benchmarks recommend the following: a. 20 midwifes and three part-time doctors per 3600 births and b. one CEmOC facility and one to two BEmOC per 3600 births. bIncludes nurses and auxiliary nurses. Assuming all births delivered by this cadre

  1. 1.

    In the Sabarkantha district, under the Deficit column, number 73 should read 37.

     
  2. 2.

    In the Dahod district, under the Deficit column, number 12 should read 13.

     

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet
(2)
Department of Reproductive and Child Health, Indian Institute of Public Health

References

  1. Salazar M, et al. The dominance of the private sector in the provision of emergency obstetric care: studies from Gujarat, India. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16:225. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1473-8.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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