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Table 6 Frequency and percent of normal delivery records with indicated delivery practice recorded

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

Action recorded Number (n = 273) % (95% CI)
Mother received oxytocic after delivery 245 90 (86–93)
Status of the placenta and membranes 244 89 (85–93)
Birth weight* 289 86 (82–89)
Amount of blood loss 229 84 (79–88)
Any APGAR score* 275 82 (77–85)
Vaginal examination at least 1 every 4 hours 187 69 (63–74)
Foetal heart rate at least hourly 161 59 (53–65)
Pelvic exam done on admission 111 41 (35–47)
Post-delivery blood pressure of mother 107 39 (34–45)
Temperature checked on admission 106 39 (33–45)
Post-delivery pulse of mother 106 39 (33–45)
Post-delivery mother’s temperature 105 39 (33–44)
Uterine involution 98 36 (30–42)
Condition of lochia 77 28 (23–34)
Blood pressure at least hourly 45 16 (13–21)
  1. *n = 337.