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Table 1 Outcome variables and their definition/metric

From: Can a quality improvement project impact maternal and child health outcomes at scale in northern Ghana?

Outcome Definition/Metric
Early antenatal care (ANC) % of ANC registrants in the first trimester at the time of registration
Numerator: number of ANC registrants in first trimester at registration
Denominator: number of ANC registrants
Skilled delivery coverage % of total deliveries that are attended by skilled personnel
Numerator: number of total deliveries that are attended by skilled health personnel
Denominator: number of total deliveries (both skilled and unskilled) from facility and non-facility settings
Underweight infants at child welfare clinics (CWC) % of 1- to 11-month-old CWC attendees < 60% weight for age
Numerator: number of 1- to 11-month-old CWC attendees who are moderately or severely underweight
Denominator: total number of 1- to 11-month-old CWC attendees with weight checked
Under-five mortality Facility-level mortality among children less than 5 years of age
Numerator: number of deaths among children aged 0–59 months in hospitals
Denominator: total number of hospital admissions of children aged 0–59 months