Table 1

Descriptive statistics for the outcome variable (deliveries) and the non-equivalent dependent variables (antenatal care (ANC)) in the two districts before and after introduction of the interventions

Kaya health districtZorgho health district
DeliveriesANC1ANC2ANC3DeliveriesANC1ANC2ANC3ANC4
No of facilities414141414848484848
No of observations in the preintervention period563557556559766763761762762
Mean monthly users in the preintervention period (SD)17.3 (15.1)43.1
(24.5)
33.8
(18.5)
20.6
(13.5)
18.8
(11.5)
35.3
(18.8)
28.3
(14.9)
16.2
(10.1)
5.5
(5.2)
No of observations in the postintervention period166716391650165134483405341834093383
Mean monthly users in the postintervention period (SD)27.5
(17.0)
45.7
(29.2)
38.9
(22.7)
26.9
(15.8)
26.6
(15.8)
33.0
(19.8)
30.0
(17.7)
22.9
(14.0)
12.4
(9.8)
  • ANC1: first ANC visit, ANC2: second ANC visit, ANC3: third ANC visit, ANC4: fourth ANC visit.

  • SD, standard deviation.