Table 3

Composite score on the institutionalisation of the three domains: clinical care, patients’ rights and cross-cutting issues of EMEN-QI standards (clinical, patients’ rights and cross-cutting issues), by country

CountryAssessment armEvaluation periodPerformance on the Composite Institutionalization Score (number of criteria used)
Clinical care (10 criteria)Patients’ rights (7 criteria)Cross-cutting issues (22 criteria)Overall (39 criteria)
BangladeshEMEN-QIBaseline—201648.9%66.9%38.9%46.7%
Follow-on—201876.0%80.1%79.2%78.5%
Change (p value)27.1 (p=0.016)13.2 (p=0.20)40.3 (p<0.001)31.8 (p<0.001)
ComparisonBaseline—201651.9%60.2%42.9%48.4%
Follow-on—201867.9%83.3%49.0%60.3%
GhanaEMEN-QIBaseline—201676.3%77.0%72.2%74.1%
Follow-on—201886.2%86.6%90.0%88.4%
Change (p value)9.9 (p=0.12)9.5 (p=0.007)17.8 (p=0.001)14.3 (p<0.0001)
ComparisonBaseline—201678.1%89.7%66.7%73.7%
Follow-on—201878.7%80.2%81.0%80.3%
TanzaniaEMEN-QIBaseline—201675.2%63.4%56.6%62.6%
Follow-on—201876.6%81.9%67.2%72.2%
Change (p value)1.4 (p=0.74)18.5 (p=0.012)10.6 (p=0.11)9.6 (p=0.017)
ComparisonBaseline—201674.9%65.5%69.6%70.0%
Follow-on—201872.9%79.4%69.4%72.1%
OverallEMEN-QIBaseline—201666.8%69.1%56.2%61.3%
Follow-on—201879.6%82.8%78.8%79.7%
Change (p value)12.8 (p=0.005)13.7 (p<0.001)22.6 (p<0.001)18.4 (p<0.001)
ComparisonBaseline—201668.3%71.8%59.7%64.1%
Follow-on—201873.2%81.0%66.5%70.9%
  • EMEN-QI, Every Mother Every Newborn Quality Improvement.