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Table 1 Characteristics of the 58 antenatal clinics sampled in Kinshasa, and of the 197 healthcare providers interviewed within these clinics

From: Health facility readiness and provider knowledge as correlates of adequate diagnosis and management of pre-eclampsia in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Characteristics Facility Type Facility ownership Total (n = 58)
Hospitals (n = 28) PHCs (n = 30) Public (n = 17) Private (n = 41)
Health facilities
 Number of ANC pregnant women—no./mth
  Median (IQR) 56 (42–95) 42 (32–58) 43 (36–54) 53 (37–78) 50 (37–63)
  Range 29–408 27–449 29–158 27–449 27–449
 Number of physicians—no.
  Median (IQR) 3 (2–14) 1 (0–2) 6 (3–22) 1 (1–2) 2 (1–4)
  Range 1–48 0–6 2–48 0–12 0–48
 Number of midwives—no.
  Median (IQR) 10 (7–23) 7 (4–9) 22 (10–39) 7 (5–9) 8 (5–16)
  Range 1–73 1–26 4–73 1–20 1–73
 Receives supplies from partners—no.(%)a 5 (17.9) 2 (6.7) 4 (23.4) 3 (7.3) 7 (12.1)
Healthcare providers (n = 107) (n = 90) (n = 129) (n = 68) (n = 197)
 Type—no.(%)
  Midwives 56 (52.3) 66 (73.3) 26 (38.2) 96 (74.4) 122 (61.9)
  Physicians 51 (47.7) 24 (26.7) 42 (61.8) 33 (25.6) 75 (38.1)
 Gender—no.(%)
  Female 72 (67.3) 59 (65.6) 88 (68.2) 43 (63.2) 131 (66.5)
  Male 35 (32.7) 31 (34.4) 25 (36.8) 41 (31.8) 66 (33.5)
 Age—yrs
  Median (IQR) 40 (33–48) 41 (36–47) 39 (34–46) 42 (35–49) 40 (34–48)
  Range 27–55 30–55 27–55 27–55 27–55
 Experience within maternal health care—yrs
  Median (IQR) 7 (2–12) 7 (3–11) 6 (2–10) 8 (3–13) 7 (3–12)
  Range 1–20 1–19 1–20 1–19 1–20
 In-service training—no.(%)b 25 (23.4) 24 (26.7) 21 (30.9) 28 (21.7) 49 (24.9)
  1. PHCs Primary health centres, IQR Interquartile range, Mth Month
  2. aWhether facilities received drug, supplies and equipment for diagnosis, prevention and management of pre-eclampsia from the government or non-governmental organizations
  3. bWhether healthcare providers declared they received in-service training regarding the management of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy