Table 2

Percent distribution of facilities by managing authority and level: by country
Kenya Namibia Rwanda Tanzania Uganda
(n = 695) (n = 411) (n = 486) (n = 602) (n = 479)
Managing authority
 mPublic 49.7 74.5 62.1 67.6 76.0
 Non-public* 50.3 25.6 37.9 32.4 24.0
 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Level
 Hospital 7.3 11.0 8.6 4.1 9.5
 Health center 11.5 11.4 77.6 9.1 32.2
 Primary† 81.3 77.6 13.8 86.8 58.3
 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Estimates were adjusted for sampling weights in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

* Non-public facilities include facilities managed by private, non-governmental organization, and faith based organizations.

† Classification of facilities by level followed country-specific definitions and categories provided in each SPA. Primary care facilities included: clinics, dispensaries, maternity, and stand-alone VCT clinics in Kenya SPA 2010; clinics, free standing VCT, and sick bays in Namibia SPA 2009; dispensaries, health posts, and clinics in Rwanda SPA 2007; dispensaries and stand-alone VCT clinics in Tanzania SPA 2006, and health center level II in Uganda SPA 2007.

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