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Table 3 Pre-course knowledge scores among the 82 providers who received standard BEmONC training between May 6 and July 7, 2013

From: Standard basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care training in Addis Ababa; trainees reaction and knowledge acquisition

Topics assessed Mean score (number of question) Standard deviation
Management of shock; rapid initial assessment 2.33 (out of 3) 0.58
Bleeding during pregnancy and labor 2 00 (out of 4) 0.94
Bleeding after childbirth 1.76 (out of 3) 0.62
Management of third stage of labor 2.23 (out of 3) 0.83
Headaches, blurred vision, convulsions, loss of consciousness or elevated blood pressure 2.76 (out of 4) 0.88
Partograph use 0.48 (out of 1) 0.51
Normal labor and childbirth 6.30 (out of 9) 1.35
Fever during and after childbirth 1.09 (out of 2) 0.54
Newborn resuscitation 1.00 (out of 1) 0.00