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Table 6 Delivery and selected newborn care characteristics by year in Guatemala, 2010-2013

From: Trends in perinatal deaths from 2010 to 2013 in the Guatemalan Western Highlands

  2010 2011 2012 2013
Birth attendant, N (%)     
Physician 1,241 (32.1) 1,547 (37.8) 1,851 (45.4) 2,416 (52.9)
Nurse/Midwife/HW 39 (1.0) 96 (2.3) 89 (2.2) 95 (2.1)
TBA 2,575 (66.6) 2,433 (59.5) 2,121 (52.1) 2,028 (44.4)
Family/Other 14 (0.4) 12 (0.3) 12 (0.3) 31 (0.7)
Delivery location, N (%)     
Hospital 1,162 (30.0) 1,570 (38.4) 1,814 (44.5) 2,297 (50.3)
Clinic 104 (2.7) 56 (1.4) 121 (3.0) 215 (4.7)
Home/Other 2,603 (67.3) 2,462 (60.2) 2,138 (52.5) 2,058 (45.0)
Delivery mode, N (%)     
Vaginal 3,350 (86.6) 3,402 (83.2) 3,251 (79.8) 3,461 (75.7)
Vaginal assisted 4 (0.1) 4 (0.1) 12 (0.3) 0 (0.0)
C-section 515 (13.3) 682 (16.7) 809 (19.9) 1,109 (24.3)
Maternal antibiotics, N (%) 405 (12.6) 675 (17.0) 950 (24.2) 1,373 (30.7)
Oxytocics, N (%) 602 (18.7) 1,014 (25.5) 1,155 (29.5) 1,779 (40.0)
Blood transfusion, N (%) 6 (0.2) 9 (0.2) 11 (0.3) 29 (0.7)
Clean razor     
Fetal heart rate taken, N (%) 1,381 (35.7) 1,933 (47.3) 3,340 (82.0) 3,811 (83.4)
BA gloves used, N (%) 3,750 (98.4) 4,043 (99.3) 4,011 (99.2) 4,503 (99.2)
Bag and mask resuscitation, N (%) 28 (0.7) 23 (0.6) 29 (0.7) 76 (1.7)
Breastfeed <1 hr after delivery, N (%) 2,729 (83.6) 3,346 (81.9) 3,200 (78.5) 3,072 (67.1)