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Table 3 Base and Alternative Composite Scores by Facility

From: Quality of maternal obstetric and neonatal care in low-income countries: development of a composite index

Facility Base Case A. Min-max Normalization (indicators) B. Geometric Aggregation (indicators) C. Z-score Standardization (cells) D. Geometric Aggregation (cells)
Scale Range 0–12 0–12 0–12 not applicable 0–1
A 11.07 9.81 2.37 11.20 0.33
B 10.67 9.59 2.13 7.97 0.22
C 10.50 9.36 1.92 8.27 0.13
D 10.03 8.89 1.92 8.27 0.13
E 9.88 8.96 2.00 5.13 0.07
F 9.83 8.75 1.79 5.39 0.06
G 9.68 9.43 1.46 4.49 0.05
H 9.37 8.28 1.79 4.10 0.02
I 9.36 8.15 1.13 2.90 0.04
J 9.21 8.74 1.29 3.75 0.02
K 9.14 7.55 1.67 1.50 0.02
L 8.99 8.43 1.00 1.99 0.02
M 8.84 7.51 1.17 1.64 0.01
N 8.50 7.50 0.79 −2.35 0.01
O 8.48 7.51 1.17 −1.46 0.01
P 8.28 7.83 1.29 −1.72 0.00
Q 8.24 7.37 1.13 −2.77 0.01
R 8.12 7.52 1.00 −2.43 0.00
S 8.10 7.63 1.00 −2.76 0.00
T 7.85 7.16 1.50 −3.80 0.00
U 7.52 7.37 0.70 −4.79 0.00
V 7.44 6.79 1.00 −5.77 0.00
W 7.39 7.39 0.50 −7.96 0.00
X 7.16 6.68 1.00 −9.16 0.00
Y 7.11 6.70 1.00 −8.40 0.00
Z 6.45 5.67 0.50 −9.99 0.00
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