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Table 1 Distribution of deliveries by facility and characteristics of the mother

From: Health facility-based Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor: findings from a national survey in Tanzania

Delivery characteristic % n Delivery characteristic % N
Type of facility Qualification of provider
Central referral hospital 5.7 14.1 Clinical Officers 1.1 2.8
Regional hospital 38.9 96.7 Midwife 71.3 176.8
District hospital 51.0 126.7 Nurse 11.1 2.5
Health center 0.5 1.3 Other* 11.6 28.8
Other 3.9 9.8 Missing 5.1 12.7
Volume of deliveries per year Age of mother
<1,200 4.4 10.9 <20 years 17.4 43.3
1,200 – 2,999 14.2 35.4 20–34 years 75.3 187.2
3,000 – 5,499 18.8 46.8 35+ years 7.2 18.0
5,500 – 6,999 17.7 43.9 Gravidity
7,000 – 9,999 18.1 45.1 1 32.8 81.5
10,000+ 26.7 66.4 2–5 58.0 144.2
Zone > 5 9.2 22.8
Central 7.0 17.3 Total 100.0 248.6
Eastern 35.1 87.3    
Lake 12.7 31.5    
Northern 16.8 41.8    
Southern 10.4 25.9    
Southern Highlands 14.1 35.1    
Western 3.9 9.7    
Total 100.0 248.6    
  1. *Assistant Medical Officers, Mother and Child Health AID, medical attendants, nurse assistants, and student nurses.