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Table 4 Proportion of births in available comprehensive EmOC public facilities in Zahedan

From: Home birth and barriers to referring women with obstetric complications to hospitals: a mixed-methods study in Zahedan, southeastern Iran

Facility type Number of births Expected number of births Proportion Recommended
4 comprehensive
EmOC facilities
11.754** 15150* 0.77 >15%
  1. *To calculate this number, we used the total number of annual births in Zahedan according to the Maternal Health Office, Zahedan, 2011.
  2. **This number summarises Caesarean sections and normal vaginal deliveries in three comprehensive EmOC facilities.
  3. Source: MHO, Zahedan, 2011.