Table 1

Summary statistics for NeoAMR centres (per year)

CountryUnits (n)Total number of live births/year (inborn)Total number of admissions/year (inborn and outborn)Mean number of cotsMean admissions: cotsWTE nurse:cot ratioMean % admissions <37 weeksMean % admissions <32 weeks
Bangladesh35764 (945–4819)5883 (945–2828)33600.5–0.83513
Brazil34620 (820–3800)986 (290–434)20200.1–1.54317
Cambodia10*43712361.7160
China638 228 (11 000–14 328)14 248 (1632–3700)103300.4–1.32914
Colombia12478112741270.957217
Greece21657 (529–1128)731 (202–529)26150.1–0.84014
India980 400 (513–27 717)513–550349500.5–2.04014
Nigeria1146280832250.64017
South Africa440 838 (7850–19 219)10 244 (1195–4806)110230.6–1.27219
Thailand629 005 (1718–9434)11 852 (165–4620)66400.5–2.6213
Uganda123 1746182521190.4460
Vietnam10*420090471.12910
  • There was only one site for Cambodia, Columbia, Nigeria, Uganda and Vietnam.

  • *0 denotes circumstances where the neonatal unit was not affiliated with an onsite labour ward and there were no live births on site.

  • NeoAMR, Neonatal AMR research network; WTE, whole-time equivalent.