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Table 1 County demographic and health indicators

From: How do gender and disability influence the ability of the poor to benefit from pro-poor health financing policies in Kenya? An intersectional analysis

Indicator County A (Urban) County B (Rural) Country
Population 2015/2016 [26, 30]
 Total 4,463,000 985,000 45,371,000
 Male 2,237,000 (50.1%) 466,000 (47.3%) 22,393,000 (49.4%)
 Female 2,226,000 (49.9 %) 519,000 (52.7%) 22,977,000 (50.6%)
 Population with any disability 1.2% 5.3% 2.8%
 Morbidity 19.2% 33.2% 21.5%
 Poverty rate 16.7% 33.8% 36.1%
 Home deliveries for under 5 8.8% 13% 31.3%
HDSS
 HDSS residents 63,639 [31] 255,000 [32] 824,595 [31,32,33,34,35,36]
Health facilities in 2015 [37, 38]
 Public 161 123 4,929
 Nongovernmental 118 7 347
 Faith-based 100 16 1,081
 Private 543 28 3,797
Health Financing
 Total government health spending (per capita, KES) (2015) [37, 38] 1,745 1,495 1,585
 Health insurance coverage (2015/2016) [26] 40.7% 7.6% 19.0%