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Table 2 Ecuador: Scenarios of SRH and social inequality among provinces 2009 to 2015

From: Social inequality in sexual and reproductive health in Ecuador: an analysis of gaps by levels of provincial poverty 2009–2015

   Social Inequality in Health
Tapering Widening
Average population health trend Improving Best result
• Adolescent fertility rate
Ratio of home deliveries
Improvement with inequality
Worsening Worsening with protection
• Ratio of obstetric complications
Ratio of abortion complications
Worst result
Percentage of Caesarean sections
• Maternal mortality ratio