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Table 2 Distribution of the mother and child survival by point of entry and relevant variables (N = 7,214)

From: Mother and newborn survival according to point of entry and type of human resources in a maternal referral system in Kayes (Mali)

  N (%) Mother and newborn joint survival (%) p-valuee
Total (N = 7,214)   5494 (76.2)  
Point of entry into the ERS    
CHClevel 3 873 (53.69) 70.64 < 0.001
DHClevel 1 519 (21.06) 78.20  
RHlevel 1 822 (25.26) 86.17  
Distance    < 0.001
5 km or less 3 162 (43.83) 82.51  
From 6 to 50 km 2 188 (30.33) 72,03  
More than 50 km 1 864 (25.26) 70.22  
Diagnosis    < 0.001
Uterine rupture and dystocic/prolonged labor 3 612 (50.07) 83.14  
Hemorrhage 898 (12.45) 47.99  
Eclampsia/Pre-eclampsia 615 (8.53) 72.68  
Other 2 089 (28.96) 77.21  
Treatment: current caesarean    < 0.001
No 2 889 (40.05) 68.60  
Yes 4 325 (59.95) 81.20  
Treatment: transfusion    < 0.001
No 6 823 (94.58) 78.36  
Yes 391 (5.42) 37.59  
Previous caesarean section    < 0.001
No 6 605 (91.56) 74.58  
Yes 609 (8.44) 93.27  
Age    < 0.001
16 years or less 966 (13.39) 81.26  
35 years and more 980 (13.58) 66.73  
17 to 34 years 5 268 (73.02) 76.97  
District    < 0.001
Rural districts 4 256 (59.00) 73.00  
Kayes 2 958 (41.00) 80.70  
  1. e Chi-square test; level of significance 0.05