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Table 2 Distribution of facilities by type, level and admission load for newborn care and obstetric care

From: Hand hygiene in hospitals: an observational study in hospitals from two southern states of India

  Newborn Care Obstetric Care
No. of facilities visited Private
N = 19
Public
N = 30
Private
N = 5
Public
N = 30
Number of facilities by Level of facilitya
 Secondary 0 26 0 26
 Tertiary 19 4 5 4
Average admission per month
 Mean (SE) 39 (5.32) 102 (9.03) 73 (34.88) 235 (40.95)
 Median 38 102 58 157
 Range 4–86 4–179 16–159 17–979
Number of facilities by Case load
 Low 9 3 2 5
 Medium 10 15 2 10
 High 0 12 1 15
  1. aSecondary-Area Hospital, Maternity and Child Hospital, District Hospital and General Hospital, Tertiary- Government, Medical College, Private Medical College, Private Specialty/ Multi-specialty
  2. There were no secondary level private facilities, and no high load newborn units in private facilities
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