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Table 1 Percentage Distribution of Health Care Providers and average maternal deaths by Facility

From: Association of the client-provider ratio with the risk of maternal mortality in referral hospitals: a multi-site study in Nigeria

Facility All providers All doctors All nurses & midwives Doctors in Obs/Gyn Specialist Obstetricians mdoctors Midwives mproviders Average mdeath
Adeoyo Maternity Hospital, Ibadan 6.5 (245) 2.9 (40) 8.7 (205) 9.0 (17) 6.7 (4) 8.4 (21) 12.9 (195) 12.3 (216) 3.8 (6)
General Hospital, Minna 9.4 (351) 3.7 (52) 12.6 (299) 4.2 (8) 3.3 (2) 4.0 (10) 11.6 (175) 10.5 (185) 27.2 (43)
Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano 26.0 (977) 28.8 (400) 24.4 (577) 26.5 (50) 28.3 (17) 26.9 (67) 6.5 (98) 9.4 (165) 13.3 (21)
Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria 37.4 (1405) 49.4 (685) 30.4 (720) 28.6 (54) 36.7 (22) 30.5 (76) 42.9 (648) 41.2 (724) 6.3 (10)
State Hospital, Ijaye Abeokuta 5.2 (195) 3.2 (45) 6.3 (150) 5.8 (11) 3.3 (2) 5.2 (13) 5.6 (85) 5.6 (98) 3.2 (5)
Karshi General Hospital, Abuja 1,9 (73) 1.2 (17) 2.4 (56) 7.4 (14) 1.7 (1) 6.0 (15) 2.7 (41) 3.2 (56) N/A
Central Hospital, Warri 5.3 (198) 4.9 (68) 5.5 (130) 9.0 (17) 6.7 (4) 8.4 (21) 7.7 (117) 7.8 (138) 8.9 (14)
Central Hospital, Benin City 8.3 (310) 5.8 (80) 9.7 (230) 9.5 (18) 13.3 (8) 10.4 (26) 9.9 (150) 10.0 (176) 37.3 (59)
Total 100 (3754) 1387 2367 189 60 249 1509 1758 158
  1. IRR – Incidence Rate Ratio
  2. All providers refer to all doctors, nurses and midwives in the entire hospital; All doctors refer to all doctors in all the departments in the entire hospital; All nurses and midwives refer to all nurses and midwives in the entire hospital; mdoctors refers to doctors in Obstetrics and Gynaecology department and specialists obstetricians; mproviders refers to doctors in Obstetrics and Gynecology Departments, specialist Obstetricians and midwives; mdeath refers to maternal deaths