Table 3

Absolute long-term effects with corresponding 95% CI: the effects of two cost-reduction interventions on facility-based deliveries in two districts in Burkina Faso with different non-equivalent dependent variables as control outcomes

Effects of the policyANC1ANC2ANC3ANC4
Kaya Health District (Free Delivery Intervention)
 Immediate−10.60 (−15.95 to −5.25)−5.36 (−8.83 to −1.88)−3.09 (−7.07 to 0.89)
 6 months3.76 (0.33 to 7.19)2.04 (−1.16 to 5.24)1.60 (−1.27 to 4.48)
 12 months6.16 (2.66 to 9.66)3.28 (−0.15 to 6.71)2.39 (−0.65 to 5.43)
 18–30 months6.13 (2.64 to 9.61)3.16 (− 0.20 to 6.53)2.25 (−0.78 to 5.29)
 36 months9.94 (6.63 to 13.24)6.73 (3.33 to 10.13)5.65 (2.61 to 8.69)
 42 months14.47 (10.47 to 18.47)10.88 (6.78 to 14.98)9.57 (5.97 to 13.18)
Zorgho Health District (National Subsidy)
 Immediate0000
 6 months3.11 (1.87 to 4.36)1.88 (0.66 to 3.10)1.23 (0.08 to 2.38)2.74 (1.59 to 3.89)
 12 months6.22 (3.74 to 8.71)3.76 (1.33 to 6.20)2.46 (0.17 to 4.76)5.48 (3.18 to 7.79)
 18 months6.26 (4.30 to 8.21)3.59 (1.67 to 5.51)1.36 (−0.46 to 3.18)3.49 (1.66 to 5.32)
 24 months6.28 (4.14 to 8.44)3.41 (1.31 to 5.52)0.26 (−1.72 to 2.24)1.50 (−0.52 to 3.52)
 30 months8.53 (6.59 to 10.48)5.34 (3.42 to 7.25)1.45 (−0.38 to 3.27)2.30 (0.45 to 4.15)
 36 to 84 months10.78 (8.52 to 13.03)7.26 (5.04 to 9.48)2.64 (0.51 to 4.77)3.10 (0.94 to 5.26)
  • ANC, antenatal care.