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Table 4 Delivery care (2010-2013) in the NICHD Global Network’s Maternal Newborn Health Registry site in Thatta, Pakistan compared with sites in India, Africa and Latin America

From: Maternal and newborn outcomes in Pakistan compared to other low and middle income countries in the Global Network’s Maternal Newborn Health Registry: an active, community-based, pregnancy surveillance mechanism

  Pakistan India Africa Latin America Total except Pakistan
Sites Thatta, Sind Nagpur, Maharashtra
Belgaum, Karnataka
Kafue/Chongwe, Zambia
Western Province, Kenya
Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Corrientes, Argentina
 
Deliveries, N 48,273 118,889 63,259 39,289 221,437
Delivery location, N (%)      
Hospital 13,913 (28.9) 80,472 (67.7) 8,048 (12.7) 21,605 (55.0) 110,125 (49.8)
Clinic 11,986 (24.9) 31,440 (26.5) 23,569 (37.3) 1,350 (3.4) 56,359 (25.5)
Home/Other 22,313 (46.3) 6,889 (5.8) 31,638 (50.0) 16,328 (41.6) 54,855 (24.8)
Birth attendant, N (%)      
Physician 12,355 (25.6) 70,260 (59.1) 1,343 (2.1) 19,865 (50.6) 91,468 (41.3)
Nurse/Midwife/HW 12,822 (26.6) 42,441 (35.7) 29,829 (47.2) 3,204 (8.2) 75,474 (34.1)
TBA 21,742 (45.1) 3,058 (2.6) 23,111 (36.5) 16,069 (40.9) 42,238 (19.1)
Family/Other 1,306 (2.7) 3,083 (2.6) 8,973 (14.2) 142 (0.4) 12,198 (5.5)
Delivery mode, N (%)      
Vaginal 40,671 (85.1) 99,041 (83.4) 61,657 (97.5) 30,293 (77.1) 190,991 (86.3)
Vaginal assisted 2,664 (5.6) 741 (0.6) 739 (1.2) 39 (0.1) 1,519 (0.7)
C-section 4,485 (9.4) 18,912 (15.9) 853 (1.3) 8,949 (22.8) 28,714 (13.0)
BA Gloves, N (%)      
Yes 36,922 (76.7) 114,844 (97.4) 61,988 (98.4) 38,511 (98.9) 215,343 (97.9)
Clean razor, N (%)      
Yes 47,107 (97.9) 116,381 (99.3) 62,386 (99.0) 26,818 (72.9) 205,585 (94.7)
Fetal heart rate taken, N (%) 48,221 118,838 63,256 39,284 221,378
Yes 20,444 (42.4) 114,743 (96.6) 40,380 (63.8) 28,339 (72.1) 183,462 (82.9)
Placed skin-to-skin after birth, N (%)      
Yes 966 (2.0) 34,320 (29.0) 15,152 (24.0) 14,451 (37.1) 63,923 (29.0)
Medicinal cord care, N (%) 48,381 118,636 63,240 39,045 220,921
Yes 2,978 (6.2) 44,579 (37.6) 19,967 (31.6) 24,734 (63.3) 89,280 (40.4)
Immunization, N (%) 48,379 118,010 63,240 38,800 220,050
Yes 698 (1.4) 30,025 (25.4) 7,034 (11.1) 17,769 (45.8) 54,828 (24.9)
Breast feeding within 1 hour, N (%)      
Yes 10,726 (22.1) 96,896 (83.4) 53,858 (84.5) 30,629 (77.8) 181,383 (82.7)