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Table 6 Results from the Delphi expert consensus process

From: Clean birth and postnatal care practices to reduce neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effect

   Median (%) Range (%) Inter-quartile Range (%)
Effect on sepsis specific neonatal mortality 1. Effect of clean birth practices at home without a skilled attendant on sepsis specific neonatal mortality 15 5 – 30 10 – 20
  2. Effect of clean birth practices at home with a skilled attendant on sepsis specific neonatal mortality 23 10 – 50 19 – 30
  3. Effect of clean birth practices in a facility on sepsis specific neonatal mortality 27 5 – 60 23.75 – 36.25
  4. Effect of clean newborn care practices at home during the postnatal period on sepsis specific neonatal mortality 40 10 – 60 25 – 50
Effect on neonatal mortality due to tetanus 5. Effect of clean birth practices at home without a skilled attendant on neonatal mortality due to tetanus 30 5 – 45 20 – 30
  6. Effect of clean birth practices at home with a skilled attendant on neonatal mortality due to tetanus 35 5 – 50 30 – 40
  7. Effect of clean birth practices in a facility on neonatal mortality due to tetanus 38 5 – 80 34 – 40
  8. Effect of clean newborn care practices at home during the postnatal period on neonatal mortality due to tetanus 40 5 – 70 30 - 50