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Table 3 Primary adverse pregnancy outcomes, source of data, measurement sequence, and definitions

From: eRegQual—an electronic health registry with interactive checklists and clinical decision support for improving quality of antenatal care: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial

Adverse pregnancy outcomes Source of data Measurement sequence Definitions
Moderate or severe anemia at admission for labor Hemoglobin admission data from hospitals in the eRegistry (public, private, and NGO hospitals) Registrations continuously at point of care, data export to the trial monthly Moderate anemia: hemoglobin greater than 7 and less than 9 g/dl; severe anemia: hemoglobin < 7 g/dl
Severe hypertension at admission for labor Blood pressure admission data from hospitals (public, private, and NGO hospitals) in the eRegistry Registrations continuously at point of care, data export to the trial monthly Severe hypertension: systolic blood pressure ≥ 160 mmHg and/ or diastolic blood pressure ≥ 110 mmHg
Malpresentation at delivery undetected during pregnancy Presentation at delivery data from hospitals (public, private, and NGO hospitals) in MCH registry Registrations continuously at point of care, data export to the trial monthly All non-cephalic presentations at or after 36 weeks of gestation and at labor
Small-for-gestational age baby at delivery undetected during pregnancy Birth weight data from hospitals (public, private, and NGO hospitals) in the eRegistry Registrations continuously at point of care, data export to the trial monthly Small for gestational age: less than 2549 g [34]
Large for gestational age baby at delivery Birth weight data from hospitals (public, private, and NGO hospitals) in the eRegistry Registrations continuously at point of care, data export to the trial monthly Large for gestational age: greater than 3980 g [34]
  1. eRegistry electronic registry, MCH Maternal and Child Health, NGO nongovernmental organization