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Table 4 Characteristics of the included reviews for Community Mobilization and Support Groups

From: Evidence from community level inputs to improve quality of care for maternal and newborn health: interventions and findings

Reviews (n=02) Description of included interventions Type of studies included (no) Targeted health care providers Outcome reported Pooled data (Y/N) Results
     Other outcomes MNCH specific outcomes   
Jepson 2000[67] Formation of a committee of community representatives, promotion of the screening service, and implementation of an appointment system by the committee RCT: 02 All people eligible to participate in a screening program as defined by the entry criteria for that program, included population groups such as pregnant women, neonates, children and adults in HIC   Mammogram uptake No Range: 5%-15%
Lassi 2010[39] Intervention packages that included additional training of outreach workers namely, female health workers/visitors, community midwives, community/village health workers, facilitators or TBAs in maternal care during pregnancy, delivery and in the postpartum period; and routine newborn care. 18 cluster-randomized/quasi-randomized trials outreach workers namely, female health workers/visitors, community midwives, community/village health workers, facilitators or TBAs in LMIC   Maternal mortality Yes 0.77 (0.59-1.02)
      Maternal morbidity   0.75 (0.61-0.92)
      Neonatal mortality   0.76 (0.68-0.84)
      Perinatal mortality   0.80 (0.71-0.91)
      Referral   1.4 (1.19-1.65)
      Early breast feeding   1.94 (1.56-2.42)