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Table 3 Estimates of number of women expected to be included during 1 week according to volume of health facilities (number of live births/year)

From: The global maternal sepsis study and awareness campaign (GLOSS): study protocol

  Number of women
Very large hospital (10,000 LB/year) Large hospital (5000) Medium hospital (2500) Small hospital (1000)
No. deliveries/week 200 100 50 20
No. readmissions (2%) 4 2 1 1
No. maternal infections/week(1–15%) 2–30 1–15 0.5 - 7 0–3