Table 1

Baseline characteristics of sampled CHSs

Variable

Intervention (n = 36)

Control (n = 36)


n

%

n

%


Location**


Urban

14

39

14

39


Rural

22

61

22

61


Having a doctor**

26

72

26

72


Being upgraded**

36

100

36

100


Distance to the provincial hospital or Center for RH Care (p = 0.52)


5 km or less

10

28

8

23


5<distance‚ȧ20 km

13

36

10

27


More than 20 km

13

36

18

50


Not providing delivery service**

6

17

6

17


Having ultrasound test service* (p = 0.054)

5

14

0

0


Implementing health insurance **

36

100

36

100


*Significant difference between intervention and control group (p < 0.05).

**Control selection variable.

Ngo et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:54   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-54

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