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Table 4 Means of the outcome variables by implementation period and facility type

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

  Pre-intervention Transition phase Post-intervention Overall
Outcomes Facility-Months Mean Range Facility-Months Mean Range Facility-Months Mean Range Facility-Months Mean Range
Early antenatal care (%) 8832 37 0–100 2077 42 0–100 11,671 48 0–100 22,580 43 0–100
 Hospitals 580 40 2–100 117 40 3–94 496 44 3–100 1193 41 2–100
 Health centres 5227 36 0–100 1150 41 0–100 6080 45 0–100 12,457 41 0–100
 Health posts 3025 38 0–100 810 43 0–100 5095 51 0–100 8930 46 1–100
Skilled delivery (%) 8156 42 0–100 1923 47 0–100 9573 51 0–100 19,652 47 0–100
 Hospitals 562 86 0–100 119 89 0–100 416 90 0–100 1097 88 0–100
 Health centres 4930 49 0–100 1109 55 0–100 5296 65 0–100 11,335 57 0–100
 Health posts 2664 19 0–100 695 27 0–100 3861 28 0–100 7220 25 0–100
Underweight in infants (%) 7482 2 0–100 1942 2 0–67 7685 8 0–100 17,109 5 0–100
 Hospitals 213 2 0–27 50 2 0–18 182 6 0–51 445 4 0–51
 Health centres 4368 2 0–100 1030 2 0–52 3968 7 0–70 9366 4 0–100
 Health posts 2901 2 0–63 862 2 0–67 3535 9 0–100 7298 5 0–100
Under-five mortality rate (Hospitals) 269 36 per 1000 0–100 per 1000 49 25 per 1000 0–23 per 1000 253 29 per 1000 0–39 per 1000 571 32 per 1000 0–100 per 1000