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Table 1 Cascade of health service coverage in pregnancy, childbirth, and postnatal period

From: High coverage but low quality of maternal and newborn health services in the coverage cascade: who is benefitted and left behind in accessing better quality health services in Nepal?

Services Target population Service contact Intervention-specific coverage Quality-adjusted coverage
Antenatal care visit Women aged 1549 years who had a live birth in the 2 years preceding the survey Target population who had at least four ANC visits from skilled providers Among women who had at least four ANC visits for their most recent birth, the coverage of key components of ANC (see Additional file 1: Table S2) Received quality-adjusted coverage of 4+ ANC visits = average score of quality of 4+ ANC visits (Q) × proportion of 4+ ANC visits
Institutional delivery Women aged 1549 years who had a live birth in the 2 years preceding the survey Target population who delivered in a health facility (institutional delivery) Among women who delivered in a health facility, the coverage of key components of intrapartum care (see Additional file 1: Table S2) Received quality-adjusted coverage of ID = average score of quality of ID (Q) × proportion of ID
Postnatal care visit Women aged 1549 years who had a live birth in the 2 years preceding the survey Mother and newborn who received PNC visit within 48 h of childbirth Among mothers and newborns who received PNC within 48 h, the coverage of key PNC components (see Additional file 1: Table S2) Received quality-adjusted coverage of PNC visit = average score of quality of PNC visit (Q) × proportion of PNC visit
  1. EC effective coverage (%), Q = average quality score of all interventions (ranges 0 to 1), utilisation of contact coverage (range 0% to 100%), ID institutional delivery