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Table 4 Staff and facilities per district compared against WHR 2005 benchmarksa

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

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
  1. 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