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Table 3 Average distance of health facilities to nearest ward in kilometers by state; analysis of supervisory data using mobile phones, July 2015 to June 2016, Nigeria

From: The role of supportive supervision using mobile technology in monitoring and guiding program performance: a case study in Nigeria, 2015–2016

Zone State Average distance accessing facilities (km)
North-central zone Benue 17
  FCT, Abuja 15
  Kogi 12
  Kwara 17
  Nasarawa 24
  Niger 22
  Plateau 16
Zone average   18
Northeast zone Adamawa 21
  Bauchi 21
  Borno 14
  Gombe 13
  Taraba 22
  Yobe 24
Zone average   20
Northwest zone Jigawa 16
  Kaduna 20
  Kano 11
  Katsina 13
  Kebbi 16
  Sokoto 17
  Zamfara 19
Zone average   16
Southeast zone Abia 8
  Anambra 7
  Ebonyi 11
  Enugu 12
  Imo 6
Zone average   9
South-south zone Akwa Ibom 8
  Bayelsa 13
  Cross River 17
  Delta 11
  Edo 17
  Rivers 9
Zone average   12
Southwest zone Ekiti 5
  Lagos 6
  Ogun 10
  Ondo 11
  Osun 5
  Oyo 8
Zone average   7
National   13