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Table 2 Distribution of HDSS sites registered as member as per 2011 and the population they cover in sub-Saharan Africa

From: Health and demographic surveillance systems: a step towards full civil registration and vital statistics system in sub-Sahara Africa?

Country Number of HDSS in the country Urban/Rural site HDSS population HDSS coverage of country population (%)
Burkina Faso 5 Rural, Semi-urban 432,000 2.8
Cote d'Ivoire 1 Rural 37,000 0.2
Ethiopia 1 Rural 60,000 0.1
Ghana 3 Rural 396,000 1.7
Gambia 2 Rural 56,000 3.3
Guinea-Bissau 1 Rural, Semi-urban 105,000 6.2
Kenya 4 Rural, Urban 592,000 1.6
Malawi 1 Rural 33,000 0.2
Mozambique 1 Rural/Peri-urban 86,000 0.4
Senegal 3 Rural 69,200 0.5
South Africa 3 Rural, Peri-urban 184,000 0.4
Tanzania 3 Rural 277,000 0.7
Uganda 2 Rural, Peri-urban 124,000 0.4
Total 30   2,451,200 0.7
  1. Source: INDEPTH Network web page: http://www.indepth-network.org