Table 6

Characteristics of audit meetings
Characteristic; N=67 median (min, q1, q3, max)
Interval admission-audit; N=65 39 days (8, 21, 62, 139)
Duration of meeting; N=48 158 min (45, 134, 175, 239)
Number of participants per meeting; N=57 15 (6, 12, 18, 24)
Number of invited absentees per meeting; N=39 3 (0, 2, 6, 15)
Involvement of participants in management of audited case; N=35 Yes: No:
46%* (0,38,58,69) 38%* (0,15,48,77)
Presence of: n (%)
obstetrician/physician; N=58 56 (97%)
midwife/nurse; N=57 56 (98%)
anaesthetist; N=57 39 (68%)
lab technician; N=57 29 (51%)
social worker; N=57 52 (91%)
administrators; N=57 13 (23%)
researchers; N=43 38 (89%)
Roles in the audit meeting physician/obstetrician midwife/nurse
Meeting moderated by…; N=50 26 (52%) 24 (48%)
Case presented by…; N=53 8 (15%) 45 (85%)

*: Percentages do not add up to 100% because for some participants this information was not available.

Borchert et al.

Borchert et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:109   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-109

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