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Table 1 Characteristics of public and private hospitals included in assessment

From: Quality of care in prevention, detection and management of postpartum hemorrhage in hospitals in Afghanistan: an observational assessment

Characteristics of HospitalsFacility Type
District Hospitalsn = 40Provincial, Regional & Specialty Hospitals
n = 37
p-valuePrivate Hospitalsn = 10
Number (%) of hospitals providing uterotonic to manage PPH cases in the past 3 months39 (97.5%)35 (94.6%)0.5778 (80.0%)
Number (%) of hospitals having performed blood transfusion for maternity care in the past 3 months30 (75.0%)36 (97.3%)0.0197 (70.0%)
Characteristics of health care providersDistrict Hospitals (n = 233 SBA)Provincial, Regional, & Specialty Hospitals
(n = 315 SBA)
p-valuePrivate Hospitals (n = 48 SBA)
Number (%) of SBAs having received training on basic emergency obstetric and newborn care in the past 3 years43 (18.5%)88 (27.9%)0.04416 (33.3%)
Number (%) of SBAs having received training on use of misoprostol for prevention and/or management of postpartum hemorrhage in the past 3 years26 (11.2%)54 (17.1%)0.22311 (22.9%)