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Table 1 Percent of facilities ready to provide and perform newborn resuscitation, by readiness characteristics and facility type

From: Readiness to treat and factors associated with survival of newborns with breathing difficulties in Ethiopia

Readiness to provide newborn resuscitation with bag and mask Overall Facilities where case reviews were takena
Total Hospitals Health centers Total Hospitals Health centers
n = 3804 n = 316 n = 3488 n = 684 n = 154 n = 530
% % % % % %
Facility has at least one health worker who:
 Provides newborn resuscitation with bag and mask 98% 99% 98% 99% 99% 99%
 Provides immediate newborn care 99% 99% 100% 100% 99% 100%
 Is trained in BEmONC 83% 80% 83% 90% 87% 91%
 Is trained in ENC/HBB 62% 66% 61% 71% 73% 70%
Facility has equipment
 Mucus extractor/simple suction 89% 96% 88% 95% 97% 95%
 Neonatal face masks, sizes 0 or 1 74% 86% 73% 84% 91% 82%
 Neonatal self-inflating bag 94% 98% 94% 97% 99% 96%
 Suction aspirator (operated by foot or electrically) 21% 80% 16% 34% 84% 19%
 Suction catheter (10, 12Ch) 32% 76% 28% 42% 81% 30%
 Infant laryngoscope with spare bulb and batteries 7% 48% 3% 15% 53% 4%
 Endotracheal tubes (3.5, 3.0, 2.5 mm) 7% 53% 3% 16% 62% 3%
 Guideline or protocol for neonatal resuscitation 65% 74% 64% 78% 84% 76%
 Oxygen source 15% 90% 9% 30% 91% 12%
Provided newborn resuscitation in the 3 months prior to the assessment 73% 90% 71% 83% 95% 79%
Facility fulfilled summary measure for readiness to provide newborn resuscitation with bag and maskb 69% 86% 68% 81% 90% 79%
  1. Abbreviations: BEmONC basic emergency obstetric and newborn care, ENC essential newborn care, HBB Helping Babies Breathe
  2. a Health facilities where 1035 case reviews with complete information were drawn
  3. bSummary measure for facility readiness was defined by at least one health worker able to provide newborn resuscitation and presence of equipment (neonatal self-inflating bag and mask size 0 or 1 and suction apparatus (mucus extractor or suction aspirator)