TABLE 1. Sample Sizes and Response Rates for the Household and Provider Surveys
Survey and RespondentsProgram DistrictsaNonprogram Districtsb
NumberResponse Rate (%)NumberResponse Rate (%)
Household survey of CMWRA
 Baseline – 2010 (BMMS)22,14593c9,89393c
 Endline – 2013 (MH Program)3,89495d1,97093d
Provider survey, 2013
All providers4607724282
  • Abbreviations: BMMS, Bangladesh Maternal Mortality Survey; CMWRA, currently married women of reproductive age; FWAs, family welfare assistants; FWVs, family welfare visitors; MH, Mayer Hashi; MOs–MCH, medical officers–maternal and child health; OB/GYNs, obstetrician/gynecologists; RMOs, resident medical officers; UFPOs, upazila (subdistrict) family planning officers.

  • a Barisal, Patuakhali, Comilla, Cox’s Bazaar, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj.

  • b Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, Narsingdi.

  • c 93% for program and nonprogram districts together.

  • d 94% for program and nonprogram districts together.