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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for U5MR, U5MR quintile ratio and indicators used in the analysis.

From: Health systems performance in sub-Saharan Africa: governance, outcome and equity

Health Systems Performance n Mean SD Min Max
U5MR1 46 138.5 62.5 13 269
U5MR quintile ratio 30 1.8 0.66 0.9 4
Healthcare      
Births Attend % 45 55.5 22.2 6 99
DTP32 Immunisation % 46 77.5 18.7 20 99
Hospital Beds/10,000 44 13.7 11.2 1 57
Finance      
GNI3 (untransformed) $ 45 2,923 3,995 260 16,620
Health Expenditure $ 46 153 200 15 869
Education      
Enrollments (female) % 45 69.7 20 36 100
Enrollments (male) % 45 74.1 15.8 40 99
Adult Literacy % 42 62.2 20.6 23.6 91.8
Physical Infrastructure      
Water % 46 67.7 16.2 42 100
Sanitation % 45 34.5 19.7 5 94
Governance      
RLTC4 46 54.2 14.4 24.3 86.1
SEO5 46 41.8 10.9 23.3 71.4
  1. 1 U5MR: Under five mortality rate
  2. 2 DTP3: Three doses of diphtheria, tetanus toxoid and pertussis
  3. 3 GNI: Gross National Income
  4. 4 RLTC: Rule of Law, Transparency and Corruption
  5. 5 SEO: Sustainable Economic Opportunity