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Table 4 Use of clinical sites by school type

From: Quality of pre-service midwifery education in public and private midwifery schools in Afghanistan: a cross sectional survey

  CME (n = 7) IHS (n = 6) Private (n = 16) Total (n = 29)
Schools with clinical sites for practical studies 7 (100%) 6 (100%) 16 (100%) 29 (100%)
Median number of health facilities used as clinical practice sites (range in bracket) 3
(1–8)
5.5
(1–8)
3
(1–15)
3
1–15)
Median number of births assisted at graduation as reported by the clinical sites. (range in bracket) 41 (40–50) 40 (0–70) 22.5 (0–60) 40 (0–70)
School clinical sites policy requiring students to perform minimum of 40 births independently for graduation 7 (100%) 4 (67%) 5 (31%) 16 (55%)
Schools with clinical sites not located in the same vicinity 5 (71%) 5 (83%) 10 (63%) 20 (69%)
Schools providing transport for students and teachers to commute to clinical sites 6 (86%) 5 (83%) 13 (81%) 24 (83%)