Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Health system tracer indicators and data sources related to coverage of care at birth for rural women in Tanzania

From: Subnational variation for care at birth in Tanzania: is this explained by place, people, money or drugs?

Contextual factors Inputs Outputs Outcomes
Tracer indicator Source Building block Tracer Indicator Source Building block Tracer Indicator Source Building block Tracer Indicator Source
Total Population (2012) 2012 census [26] Governance and leadership Qualitative analysis - no standardised quantitative data for assessment Health Service Quality % women informed of danger signs at ANC 2010 DHS Report [10] Coverage Along the Continuum of Care Proportion of births by rural women by Caesarean section Original analysis using 2010 DHS [10]
GDP per capita Original analysis using National Accounts 2000-2010 [27] Health System Financing Per capita recurrent health expenditure PMO-RALG Local Government Financial Report (FY 2012/13) [29] Health Service Utilisation No data available at regional level   Proportion of births by rural women in a health facility Original analysis using 2010 DHS [10]
Maternal education Original analysis using 2010 DHS [10] Per capital total health expenditure PMO-RALG Local Government Financial Report (FY 2012/13) [29] Health Service Readiness % facilities with improved water source Tanzania Service Provision Assessment Survey 2014–15 [38] Equity Cross-cutting thematic analysis - regional equity
Proportion of births by rural women Original analysis using worldpop data [28] Out of Pocket health expenditure Household Budget Survey 2007 [30]       
Number of births Original analysis using worldpop data [28] Community Health Fund coverage Fact Sheet Inside NHIF 2001/02 to 30th June 2013 NHIF [33]       
Rural Birth Density Original analysis using worldpop data [28] Official Development Assistance to MNH Partners Mapping and Resource Tracking 2013/14 with personal communication [31]       
Total Fertility Rate Original analysis using worldpop data [28] Health Workforce Skilled health workforce density Original analysis using 2012/13 HRH Country Profile [34] and Census [26]       
   Infrastructure and Commodities Health facility density - health centres & hospitals Service Provision Assessment Survey 2014 data provided by personal communication [36]       
   Availability of essential drugs National RMNCH scorecard from HMIS data (quarter 4 of 2014)       
   Health Information Systems No data accessible       
   Legislative framework Not applicable at regional level