Table 2

Estimates of prevalence, intraclass correlation coefficients, their respective 95% CI, design effect, and mean cluster size for variables related to the process
Variable P (%) ICC 95% CI for ICC DEFF na
· Prenatal care at the same institution 22.1 0.103 0.033−0.174 44.72 316
· Access of women to the center (Spontaneous demand) 47.9 0.195 0.078−0.312 118.12 333
· Major type of healthcare insurance used for prenatal care (Public) 88.5 0.115 0.039−0.191 30.27 279
· Major type of healthcare insurance used for hospital admission (Public) 98.9 0.508 0.323−0.693 31.66 354
Procedure related to abortion
· Procedure performed: D&C 77.8 0.054 0.001−0.148 1.50 9
· Procedure performed: Oxytocin 33.3 0.339 0.136−0.542 9.39 9
· Procedure performed: Vacuum aspiration 7.0 0.001 <0.001−0.068 2.26 9
· Procedure performed: Prostaglandins 22.2 0.118 <0.001−0.245 1.91 9
· Procedure performed: Other 7.0 0.155 0.011−0.298 1.53 9
Related to PLTC criteria
· Any therapeutic management 76.1 0.272 0.125−0.419 225.19 354
· Transfusion of blood derivatives 16.4 0.079 0.024−0.133 37.50 354
· Central venous access 3.8 0.090 0.028−0.151 21.23 354
· Admission to ICU 22.1 0.288 0.136−0.439 199.58 354
· Prolonged hospital stay 30.0 0.098 0.032−0.164 81.88 354
· Intubation unrelated to anesthesia 3.1 0.047 0.013−0.081 12.99 354
· Return to operating room 3.3 0.021 0.005−0.038 11.75 354
· Hysterectomy/laparotomy 6.2 0.043 0.011−0.074 20.44 354
· Use of magnesium sulfate 48.3 0.363 0.192−0.534 292.63 354
· Another major surgical procedure 0.8 0.008 0.001−0.016 6.35 354
Related to near miss criteria
· Any management near miss criteria 6.1 0.075 0.023–0.127 20.52 354
· Continuous use of vasoactive drug 2.6 0.028 0.007–0.049 8.93 354
· Hysterectomy due to infection or hemorrhage 1.8 0.031 0.008–0.054 8.05 354
· Transfusion of ≥5 U red cells 2.6 0.053 0.015–0.091 11.42 354
· Intubation and ventilation ≥ 60 min unrelated to anesthesia 3.1 0.047 0.013–0.082 13.94 354
· Dialysis for acute renal failure 0.7 0.009 0.001−0.017 3.60 354
· Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 1.3 0.018 0.004–0.033 8.41 354
· At least one of these conditions was already present when the woman was admitted 32.0 0.132 0.046–0.218 6.91 34
Related to delay in care
· Delay related to patients and/or their family members (Yes/No) 39.3 0.090 0.028−0151 27.26 310
· Search for a health service 5.3 0.174 0.067–0.281 54.03 310
· Geographic difficulty in accessing health service 2.4 0.352 0.183–0.520 113.16 310
· Refused treatment/care 5.1 0.014 0.002–0.025 7.72 310
· Prenatal care absent or inadequate 32.1 0.043 0.012–0.075 14.98 310
· Delay in care related with health professional 17.3 0.328 0.164−0.492 134.27 331
· Delay in diagnosis 5.5 0.218 0.091–0.346 72.81 331
· Delay in starting treatment 6.7 0.321 0.159–0.483 105.23 331
· Inadequate management 13.6 0.300 0.144–0.456 121.82 331
· Delay in referring or transferring the case 3.3 0.055 0.015–0.095 20.77 331

P: Prevalence of each category; ICC: Intraclass Correlation Coefficient; 95% CI: 95% confidence interval; DEFF: Design effect; na: Mean cluster size; PLTC: Potentially life-threatening condition; NM: Near miss.

Haddad et al.

Haddad et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-101

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