Table 1

Characteristics of matched and unmatched sample facilities

IndicatorSampled PHC facilitiesMatched PHC facilities*
N (PHC) 159 80 133 56
Connected to paved road (%)90.685.091.891.8
Electricity always available (%)85.587.590.390.3
Labour room has functional handwashing94.391.3100.0100.0
Oxytocin available79.977.582.882.8
Number of hospital beds (mean)12.221.610.911.1
Number of deliveries in past year (mean)192.9126.3193.3186.8
  • *Weighted for coarsened exact matching between treatment and control groups.

  • PHC, primary healthcare centre.