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Table 1 Maternity unit workers' knowledge of the concept of Emergency Obstetric Care

From: New paradigm old thinking: the case for emergency obstetric care in the prevention of maternal mortality in Nigeria

Level of Knowledge Doctors (n = 21)
Freq (%)
Nurses (n = 57)
Freq (%)
*CHEWs (n = 74)
Freq (%)
Total (n = 152)
Freq (%)
Good 1 (4.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.7)
Fair 9 (42.8) 3 (5.3) 1 (1.4) 13 (8.5)
Poor 11 (52.4) 54 (94.7) 73 (98.6) 138 (90.8)
Total 21 (100) 57 (100) 74 (100) 152 (100)
  1. *CHEWs = Community Health Extension Workers