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Table 4 Actions performed by health workers to help women with retained placenta

From: Manpower capacity and reasons for staff shortage in primary health care maternity centres in Nigeria: a mixed-methods study

Actions performed by health workers N %
Manual removal 73 57.5
Send and wait for the doctor 7 5.5
Referral to a higher level of care 36 28.3
Don’t know what to do 11 8.7
Total 127 100.0