Table 2

Baseline characteristics of Kamuli and Pallisa Districts

Characteristic

Kamuli District

Pallisa District


Total population

680,500

480,000

Percent of births delivered in health facilities

34.0%

44.0%

Proportion below poverty line

35.9%

35.9%

Number and type of health facilities:

Hospitals

2

2

Health Centre IV

3

2

Health Centre III

14

22

Health Centre II

51

13

Total

70

39


Sources: Ministry of Health (2008). Health Facilities Inventory. Uganda Ministry of Health, UNICEF country fact sheet

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