Table 2

Evidence summary of the effect of participation in a WDT on maternal and child health service

Author, yearTarget populationStudy designOutcomeResult
Aregawi
et al,28 2017
Children aged between 9 and 23 monthsCase–controlDefault from immunisation among children aged between 9 and 23 monthsPoor participation in WDTs (AOR=3.3,95% CI 1.54±7.08) is a determinant of defaulting
Godefay
et al,29 2015
Mothers in the reproductive age groupCase–controlMaternal mortalityWomen who were not members of a WDT were more likely to experience maternal death (OR 2.07, 95% CI 1.04 to 4.11)
  • AOR, adjusted odds ratio; WDT, women’s development team.