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Table 1 Quality assessment grade table of impact of skilled birth attendance on stillbirth

From: The effect of providing skilled birth attendance and emergency obstetric care in preventing stillbirths

Quality Assessment Summary of Findings
  Directness No of events  
No. of studies (ref) Design Limitations Consistency Generalizability to population of interest Generalizability to intervention of interest Intervention Control Relative Risk (95% CI)
Impact of skilled birth attendance on stillbirth: MODERATE outcome specific quality
2 Before-after studies Before-after studies had no control group but only comparison between two time periods Low heterogeneity. Studies were consistent with both studies showing direction of benefit and out of these two, one was statistically significant Yes, all studies were in developing countries yes Generic inverse variance Generic inverse variance 0.77 (0.69 - 0.85)