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Table 1 Description of the health facilities characteristics

From: Effectiveness of the delivery of interventions to prevent malaria in pregnancy in Kenya

Type 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Sub-district hospital Sub-district hospital Dispensary District hospital Mission hospital Health centre Dispensary Health centre Health centre
Level 4 4 2 4 4 3 2 3 3
Catchment population 79,200 88,000 7500 23,400 6825 13,200 8100 5808 19,800
Number of ANC visits in 2009 2734.00 1509.00 363.00 1156.00 500.00 449.00 807.00 1354.00 1038.00
Staffing
 Medical officer 1 1   1      
 Clinical officer 9 2 1 6 1 1   2 1
 Pharmacist 1 1   1      
 Public health/registered nurse 8 8 3 12 6 6   2 3
 Enrolled nurse 10 6   6 2 1 2 2 4
 Assistant nurse      5     
 Lab technician 3 3   2   4 2 2  
Number of staff usually working in ANC 4 2 4 4 9 5 3 4 12
Time to closest referral centre (min) 45 60 45 30 30 90 60 60 30
Laboratory Yes Yes   Yes Yes    Yes Yes
Pharmacy Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes
Number of observation 222 115 50 99 37 42 64 92 64
Number of exit interviews 128 115 50 57 37 35 56 86 49