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Table 5 Quality of childbirth pre and post-intervention (n = 6 health centers)

From: Cost-effectiveness of an electronic clinical decision support system for improving quality of antenatal and childbirth care in rural Tanzania: an intervention study

Quality Indicator Pre-intervention Post-intervention p-value Difference % change
1. Technical performance 0.65 0.74 0.46   
 history taking 0.72 0.87 0.12   
 clinical examination on admission 0.66 0.71 0.25   
 monitoring mother 0.3 0.59 0.05   
 monitoring new-born 0.62 0.47 0.92   
 care and examination mother 0.5 0.58 0.60   
 care and examination new-born 0.73 0.83 0.25   
 delivery new-born 0.87 0.91 0.92   
 delivery placenta 0.81 0.9 0.92   
 counselling 0.65 0.83 0.25   
2. Inter-personal performance 0.79 0.88 0.05   
3. Recording 0.49 0.76 0.05   
Total childbirth observation quality score 0.64 0.79 0.07 0.15 23.32