Table 5

LiST estimates for the effectiveness of immediate stimulation, and of basic neonatal resuscitation on cause-specific neonatal mortality


Cause of death to act on

Newborn assessment and stimulation

Basic resuscitation in the community

Basic resuscitation in facility


Effect (additional to assessment and stimulation)

Effect (additional to assessment and stimulation)


Intrapartum-related neonatal deaths

DELPHI

Median 10%

(IQR: 5-15%)

(Range: 0-25%)

DELPHI

Median 20%

(IQR: 15-25%)

(Range: 10-50%)

META-ANALYSIS (Figure 2)

30%

(95% CI: 16 - 41%)


Neonatal deaths due to complications of preterm birth

DELPHI

Median 10%

(IQR: 5-10%)

(Range: 0-20%)

DELPHI

Median 5%

(IQR: 5-10%)

(Range: 1-40%)

DELPHI

Median 10%

(IQR:10-20%)

(4-30%)


Delphi Expert Opinion estimates based on median answer from Panel of 18 members representing the following:

1) WHO Regions: Americas (n=6); Southeast Asia (n=4); Eastern Mediterranean (n=2); Africa (n=4); Europe (n=2)

2) Specialties: Neonatology (n=7); General Pediatrics (n=11); Pediatric Infectious Disease (n=1)

Lee et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 3):S12   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-S3-S12

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