Table 3

Evidence summary of the effect of WDT distance from health facility on maternal health service

Author, yearTarget populationStudy designOutcomeResult
Negero et al,30 2018Reproductive-age women who gave birth in 1 year preceding the studyCross-sectionalSkilled delivery service utilisationThe distance of WDTs within 2 km radius from the nearest health facility was significantly associated with skilled delivery service use (AOR (95% CI) 6.03 (1.92, 18.93))
Girmaye and Berhan, 31 2016Reproductive-age women who gave birth in 1 year preceding the studyCross-sectionalSkilled ANC utilisationDistance of WDT within 2 km radius from the nearest health facility was significant predictor of skilled ANC service utilisation (AOR=8.28; 95% CI 1.08 to 62.20)
  • ANC, antenatal care; AOR, adjusted odds ratio; WDT, women’s development team.