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Table 4 Human Opportunity Index on Selected Healthcare Indicators by countries

From: Assessing and decomposing inequality of opportunity in access to child health and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from three countries with low human development index

  IHA1
(%)
Antenatal care (%) Birth place (%) Birth attended by professionals (%) Postnatal check(%) Immunizations
(%)
IHA3
(%)
Access to water
(%)
Access facilities
(%)
Coverage (C) Congo DR 13.34 46.06 72.80 43.13 33.71 86.78 26.41 27.89 85.16
Guinea Bissau 3.36 43.03 21.32 20.16 19.83 62.47 40.42 44.58 75.89
MALI 1.99 36.30 56.20 28.91 11.10 57.65 43.49 47.30 85.08
Penalty (P) Congo DR 2.43 6.45 7.05 6.30 2.44 2.98 12.98 13.46 4.61
Guinea Bissau 1.47 5.85 6.35 3.18 3.48 5.53 10.19 9.16 11.23
MALI 0.83 3.34 10.34 3.67 1.21 3.92 9.55 8.18 7.61
Dissimilarity (D) Congo DR 18.19 13.99 9.69 14.60 7.23 3.44 49.16 48.26 5.41
Guinea Bissau 43.85 13.60 29.78 15.78 17.54 8.86 25.21 20.54 14.80
MALI 41.67 9.20 18.40 12.71 10.88 6.81 21.96 17.30 8.94
Equality (E) Congo DR 81.81 86.01 90.31 85.4 92.77 96.56 50.84 51.74 94.6
Guinea Bissau 56.15 86.4 70.22 84.22 82.46 91.14 74.79 79.46 85.2
MALI 58.33 90.8 81.6 87.29 89.12 93.19 78.04 82.7 91.06
HOI Congo DR 10.91 39.62 65.75 36.83 31.27 83.79 13.43 14.43 80.56
Guinea Bissau 1.89 37.18 14.97 16.97 16.36 56.92 30.23 35.43 64.66
MALI 1.16 32.96 45.86 25.23 9.89 53.73 33.94 39.12 77.48
  1. Source: Authors, based on MICS data