Table 2

Baseline characteristics of ALARM, control, and excluded sites
ALARM sites* Control sites* Not sampled¥
Mali 6 7 9
Senegal 10 9 5
No. Capital sites 5 6 1
No. Regional/District 11 10 13
Mean patient age (SD) 25.7 (6.8) 25.8 (6.6) 25.2 (6.7)
Mean patient parity (SD) 2.3 (2.3) 2.1 (2.3) 3.3 (2.4)
Mean no. prenatal visits (SD) 3.1 (1.7) 3.0 (1.6) 2.8 (1.8)

*Calculated from the consecutive sample.

¥Data obtained from QUARITE trial database for same three-month study period (N = 5764 for age, 5776 for parity, and 5774 for prenatal visits).

Pirkle et al.

Pirkle et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:24   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-24

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