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Table 2 Inequality ratios for interventions available in household surveys

From: The impact of eliminating within-country inequality in health coverage on maternal and child mortality: a Lives Saved Tool analysis

Intervention Average ratio
Water connection in the home 2.332
Improved sanitation 1.787
Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) for malaria 1.746
Health facility delivery 1.475
Skilled birth attendant 1.397
Hygienic disposal of children’s stools 1.356
Clean postnatal practices 1.354
Antenatal care 1.318
Contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) 1.310
Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) 1.291
Oral antibiotics for pneumonia 1.237
Improved water source 1.222
Oral rehydration solution (ORS) 1.165
H. influenzae b vaccine 1.153
DPT vaccine 1.131
Vitamin A supplementation 1.122
Measles vaccine 1.106
Household ownership of insecticide treated bednet (ITN) 0.945
  1. The inequality ratio is calculated by dividing the top wealth quintile coverage rate by the national coverage rate