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Table 4 ANC Attendees: Providers ratio and average number of ANC Attendees

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

Hospital All providers All doctors All nurses & midwives Specialist Obstetricians mDoctors Midwives mProviders Average ANC attendees %(n)
Adeoyo Maternity Hospital, Ibadan 23 141 28 1413 269 29 26 1.7 (5651)
General Hospital, Minna 28 190 33 4939 988 56 53 2.9 (9877)
Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital 32 77 54 1821 462 316 188 9.3 (30963)
Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria 7 15 14 460 133 16 14 3.0 (10118)
State Hospital, Ijaye Abeokuta 91 396 119 8905 1370 210 182 5.3 (17810)
Karshi General Hospital, Abuja 34 145 44 2472 165 60 44 0.7 (2472)
Central Hospital, Warri 162 472 247 8017 1527 274 232 9.6 (32066)
Central Hospital, Benin City 727 2818 980 28,183 8672 1503 1281 67.4 (225467)
All 8 Hospitals 89 241 141 5574 1343 222 190 334,425
Pearson Correlation Coefficient (r) 0.851* 0.870* 0.841* 0.847* 0.890* 0.848* 0.858*  
  1. Note: Significance-level (two-tailed): *p < .05
  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 Gynaecology Departments, specialist Obstetricians and midwives