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Table 6 Percentage distribution of records found with information on the timing of key events and administration of prophylactic antibiotics, by study site

From: Assessing the quality of record keeping for cesarean deliveries: results from a multicenter retrospective record review in five low-income countries

  Bangladesh Guinea A Guinea B Mali Niger A Niger B Niger C Uganda A Uganda B
  n = 350 n = 277 n = 376 n = 269 n = 299 n = 349 n = 324 n = 348 n = 349
Time of admission 82.9 19.5 1.6% 51.7 92.3 90.5 96.0 NA 50.4
Time of first examination 4.6 0.4 0.3 5.6 59.9 75.1 67.6 NA 59.0
Time decision was made to do CS 5.1 0.4 0.0 6.7 2.7 3.4 27.8 NA 50.9
Time of skin incision 0.0 0.0 66.5 34.2 2.3 0.0 1.9 0.0 0.0
Time of birth 99.1 72.9 67.0 75.5 96.3 91.7 98.8 NA 88.0
Records with surgical consent form 87.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 NA 92.8
Prophylactic antibiotics administered 88.3 97.8 98.6 35.7 97.0 63.6 67.0 85.3 85.7
  1. NA = not available. The data collection form was modified to collect this information only after the study was completed at this site.