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Table 2 Correlation analysis of obstetric accessibility in England and Germany

From: Accessibility of general and specialized obstetric care providers in Germany and England: an analysis of location and neonatal outcome

  Area deprivation Urbanity Neonatal outcomea
r p value r p value r p value
Germany
 General obstetric unit − 0.31 <  0.001 0.37 < 0.001
 Specialized obstetric unit
  High level − 0.38 < 0.001 − 0.32 < 0.001 0.15 0.063
  Low level − 0.03 0.003 − 0.02 0.003 0.06 0.676
England
 General obstetric unit − 0.06 < 0.001 0.39 < 0.001
 Specialized obstetric unit
  High level − 0.11 < 0.001 − 0.33 < 0.001 0.17 0.267
  Medium level 0.10 < 0.001 0.05 < 0.001 0.20 0.225
  Low level 0.07 < 0.001 − 0.23 < 0.001 0.16 0.167
  1. r = spearmen’s rho with two tailed significance
  2. aFor the analysis of neonatal outcome the facility-based approach was applied to specialized obstetric units