Table 3

Access to maternity care, referral and quality assurance in health facilities obstetric care: Maternal Health Facilities Survey, APHRC 2006, Nairobi

Variable

Number N = 25

Percentage (%)


Accessibility factors

Facility opens less than 7 days a week

22

88.0

Personnel present 24 hours

20

80.0

Charge for normal delivery

25

100.0

Facility provides home deliveries

7

28.0

Referral facilities

A printed referral form available

4

16.0

Telephone/radio call available

23

92.0

Ambulance available 24 hrs

5

20.0

Quality control measures

Maternal death audit

13

52.0

Guidelines on infection control displayed

10

40.0

Different beds used at different stages of labor

19

76.0

Have a client register

19

76.0

HIV prophylaxis for personnel

6

24.0


Ziraba et al. BMC Health Services Research 2009 9:46   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-46

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