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Table 2 Wealth distribution of deliveries and caesareans

From: User fee exemptions and equity in access to caesarean sections: an analysis of patient survey data in Mali

Wealth groups* Column A: 2006 DHS survey (sample of deliveries) Column B: 2010 patient survey (sample of caesareans) Ratio of column B to column A [95% CI]**
Richest 40% 34.4% 57.6% 1.67 [1.43-1.91]
Middle 20% 20.4% 15.4% 0.75 [0.61-0.89]
Poorest 40% 45.1% 27.0% 0.59 [0.47-0.71]
  1. * For simplicity, we combined the ‘poorest’ and the ‘poorer’ quintiles (poorest 40 percent), and the ‘richest’ and the ‘richer’ quintiles (richest 40 percent).
  2. ** 95-percent confidence intervals (CI) in brackets.