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Table 7 Cause-specific mortality effect and quality grade of the estimate for the effect of clean birth and newborn care practices on neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus for use in LiST

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

Cause-specific mortality to act on:
Neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus
Cause-specific estimate of effect:
Reduction in neonatal deaths from sepsis of 15% with clean birth practices at home with no skilled attendant, 23% with a skilled attendant at home and 27% in a facility.
Reduction in neonatal deaths from tetanus of 30% at home with no skilled attendant, 35% at home with a skilled attendant and by 38% in a facility.
Clean postnatal newborn care practices are estimated to reduce neonatal mortality from sepsis by 40% and from tetanus by 40%
Quality of input evidence:
Very low quality– based on Delphi panel consensus
Moderate to very low quality supporting evidence