Table 4

Observations across different areas of health facility

Items available

Labor room,% (N = 20)

Operation theatre, % (N = 18)


24-hour running water

95

100

Wash basin with elbow or knee tap

65

61

Soap

90

80

Antiseptics for skin preparation

95

94

Sterile (unused) gloves

0

89

Surgical gloves: reused

85

71

Sterile linen packs

65

66

Sterile delivery packs

50

0

Disposable delivery kit ("Mamta kit")

40

0


Mehta et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:37   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-37

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