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Table 4 Availability and utilisation of maternal and neonatal health over a 3 month period

From: Availability, utilisation and quality of maternal and neonatal health care services in Karamoja region, Uganda: a health facility-based survey

Indicator Value Minimum acceptable
Population 276000 -
Expected number of deliveries in 2009 13386 -
CEmOC facilities per 500,000 population 3.7 (2/276000) 1
BEmOC facilities per 500,000 population 0.0 (0/276000) 4
Met need for EmOC services 9.9% (198/2008) 100%
Direct obstetric case fatality rate 3% (6/198) <1%
Deliveries conducted in EmOC facilities 10.1% (1352/13386) 15%
Deliveries conducted in all health facilities 15.4% (2055/13386) -
Population based caesarean section rate 1.7% (229/13386) 5%
Antenatal care availability 75% (15/20) -
Antenatal care 1 visit 61.9% (8288/13386) -
Antenatal care 4 visits 31.7% (4238/13386) -
Intermittent preventive therapy 1st dose 47.7% (6386/13386) -
Intermittent preventive therapy 2nd dose 27.7% (3714/13386) -
Postnatal care availability 65% (13/20) -
Postnatal care coverage 31.3% (4187/13386) -
Health facilities with family planning services 50% (10/20) -