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Table 3 Proportions of fresh stillbirth and obstetric referrals before and after introducing CEmOC services in 2010 in three remote health centres in Morogoro region, Tanzania.

From: Tanzanian lessons in using non-physician clinicians to scale up comprehensive emergency obstetric care in remote and rural areas

  Before CEmOC services (Jan-Feb After CEmOC services (July-Dec) OR (95% CI)
Fresh stillbirths    
   Mtimbira 4 5  
   Mlimba 0 4  
   Mwaya 0 2  
Total SBF/total births 4/202 11/1372 0.4 (0.1-1.7)
Fresh stillbirth rate/1000 births 20 8  
Obstetric referrals    
   Mtimbira 3 14  
   Mlimba 5 3  
   Mwaya 9 8  
   Total 17 25  
Referral rate 8% 2% 0.2 (0.1-0.4)
  1. Note: CEmOC services were launched in March 2010 at Mwaya and Mtimbira, and in June at Mlimba