Table 5 : Relation between cadre of staff and substandard recordings.


Cadre n (%)

Sub-standard recording Midwife (n=725) Doctor (n=15) Student (n=22) Unknown (n=45) Total (n=809) p-value

Fetal heart rate 352 (48.6) 6 (40) 11 (50) 30 (63.8) 399 (49.3) 0.198
Contractions 282 (38.9) 2 (13.3) 10 (45.5) 28 (59.6) 322 (39.8) 0.005
Cervical dilatations 323 (44.6) 4 (26.7) 5 (22.7) 27 (57.5) 359 (44.4) 0.025
Descent 325 (44.8) 4 (26.7) 6 (27.3) 29 (61.7) 364 (45) 0.018
BP & pulse 454 (62.6) 9 (60) 13 (59.1) 32 (68.1) 508 (62.8) 0.872

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