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    Use of maternity register data in Benin.

    Kodjogbé N; Fourn L; Stanton C

    Chapel Hill, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carolina Population Center [CPC], MEASURE Evaluation, 2003 Aug. [34] p. (USAID Cooperative Agreement No. HRN-A-00-97-00018-00)

    This report describes a study of the content and use of routinely collected data from maternity registers for the purposes of monitoring for maternal and newborn health at the health facility level in two departments of Benin. Specifically, the objectives of the study are to: Describe the scope, quality, completeness and use of the information collected in maternity registers in the departments of Atlantique and Zou; Calculate indicators which reflect clinical practices and outcome, such as: the cesarean section rate (for health facilities with surgical capacity), the referral rate, the rate of referred patients who are treated at the referral site, the episiotomy rate, the rate of “directed” deliveries (i.e., deliveries where oxytocics were used) and stillbirth and maternal death rates in health facilities in the departments of Atlantique and Zou; Validate the data regarding cesarean section operations recorded in the delivery register against that recorded in the surgical register; Describe the process by which data are recorded in the maternity registers. (excerpt)
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