Table 3

Indicators of health system performance and background characteristics and health system performance indicators

    Maternal background characteristics, among women who had live birth in 5 years preceding the survey

Age less than 30 years

Completed primary school or higher

Do not read newspaper of magazine at all

Listen to radio less than once a week/not at all

Watch TV almost every day

Living in a household with dirt floor

Living in a household where cooking fuel is firewood/straw/bush

Living in a household with protected drinking water sources

Living in a household with sanitary toilet

    Antenatal care utilization, among women who were pregnant in 5 years preceding the survey*

Antenatal care provided by health professional

Antenatal care received at private medical sector

TT immunization 2 times or more

Received prenatal iron tablets

    Delivery care utilization, among women who had live birth in 5 years preceding the survey †

Delivery at home

Delivery in a facility

Delivery in a private medical sector

    Immunization, among children 12-23 months old

Mother has a vaccination card, seen by the interviewer

Received all: BCG, 3 DPT, 3 Polio, & Measles, based on either the vaccination card or maternal report.

    Contraception use, among all ever-married women 15-49 years, currently not pregnant

Doing something to avoid pregnancy

Using modern contraceptive methods

Modern methods obtained at private medical sector


* Last pregnancy was analyzed if a woman had multiple pregnancies during the period

Last live birth was analyzed if a woman had multiple pregnancies during the period

Heywood and Choi BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:3   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-3

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