Explaining geographic variations in the use of health facilities for childbirth in East and West Africa.

Abstract

The key findings and policy implications of a study to identify influences on sub-national variations in women's use of a health facility for childbirth within 6 African countries (Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania) are presented. Variation was measured at the community (survey sampling area) and district (administrative area) levels.

Citation

University of Southampton. Explaining geographic variations in the use of health facilities for childbirth in East and West Africa. (2006) Opportunities and Choices Factsheet 39, 2 pp.

Explaining geographic variations in the use of health facilities for childbirth in East and West Africa.

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