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Table 1 Use of the WHO Safe surgical checklist intraoperative, post operative care and monitoring, and availability of ICU Services

From: Health and sustainable development; strengthening peri-operative care in low income countries to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes

Variable Health facility type
N (%)
Chi square
p-value
Government
N = 34
Private
N = 7
Not for profit
N = 23
Use of surgical checklist
 Yes 11 (32.35) 5 (71.43) 6 (26.09)  
 No 23 (67.65) 2 (28.57) 17 (73.91) 0.081
Patients taken care of postoperatively in recovery
 Yes 9 (29.03) 5 (71.43) 6 (27.27)  
 No 22 (70.97) 2 (28.57) 16 (72.73) 0.075
Postoperative pain review
 24 h 30 (88.24) 5 (71.43) 21 (95.45)  
 48 h 3 (8.82) 1 (14.29) 1 (4.55)  
  > 48 h 1 (2.94) 1 (14.29) 0 0.345
Basic monitoring ICU services available
 Yes 2 (6.06)a 4 (57.14) 3 (13.64)a  
 No 31 (93.94) 3 (42.86) 19 (86.36) 0.002
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