Table 2

Neonatal deaths in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam, 2005, identified by different informants and methods of data collection according to place of death. Row percentages relating to the place of death are not cumulative, since neonatal deaths were identified from over-lapping sources.

Place of Death

Neonatal deaths

Source of information


Hospital register

CHC register

CHC staff

VHWs


Regional and provincial hospital

151

129 (85%)

57 (38%)

59 (39%)

94 (62%)

District hospital

60

33 (55%)

22 (37%)

32 (53%)

43 (72%)

Community Health Center

3

0 (0%)

3 (100%)

3 (100%)

2 (67%)

Home or outside health facility

67

3 (4%)

23 (34%)

31 (46%)

60 (90%)


Total

281*

168 (59%)

105 (37%)

126 (44%)

202 (71%)


*Information on place of death was missing in three cases

MÃ¥lqvist et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2008 8:4   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-8-4

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