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Table 1 Birthweight measurement quality before and after QI initiative in rural health centers in Ethiopia

From: Effect of birthweight measurement quality improvement on low birthweight prevalence in rural Ethiopia

  Pre-QI (phase 1) Post-QI (phase 2)
Birthweights recorded N = 1383 N = 1371
Heaping (500 g increments)  n (%)  n (%)
1500 g 2 (0.14%) 1 (0.07%)
2000 g 3 (0.22%) 11 (0.80%)
2500 g 75 (5.42%) 31 (2.26%)
3000 g 360 (26.00%) 92 (6.70%)
3500 g 127 (9.18%) 30 (2.19%)
Heaping index (ratio)   
1500 g 1.00 0.06
2000 g 0.27 0.24
2500 g 0.78 0.12
3000 g 0.78 0.16
3500 g 0.89 0.13
Rounding  n (%)  n (%)
Rounding to nearest 100 g 1383 (100.00%) 500 (36.50%)