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Table 2 Availability and workload of BEmOC and CEmOC qualified staff at facility level according to public-private mix, levels of services and urban rural contexts

From: Human resources for emergency obstetric care in northern Tanzania: distribution of quantity or quality?

   Available qualified staff Average qualified staff per facility   
  Number of facilities BEmOC CEmOC BEmOC CEmOC Facility deliveries per qualified BEmOC staff (workload) Percentage CEmOC staff of BEmOC staff
Public-private mix        
   Private for-profit 11 50 5 4.5 0.45 6.6 10.0
   Voluntary agencies 41 576 36 14.0 0.87 17.1 6.3
   Government 73 597 37 8.2 0.51 41.1 6.2
Level of services        
   Dispensaries 93 174 0 1.9 (2)a 0.0 27.9 0.0
   Health centres 18 131 0 7.3 (4)a 0.0 38.4 0.0
   First referral hospitals 15 479 38 31.9 2.53 20.3 7.9
   Secondary referral hospitals 3 439 40 146.3 13.3 34.5 9.1
Urban-rural context        
   Urban (2 districts) 20 639 54 16.0 1.35 31.5 8.5
   Rural (4 districts) 109 584 24 1.3 0.06 25.0 4.1
Total 129 1223 78 9.5 0.60 27.2 6.1
  1. a Tanzanian national guidelines target