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Table 1 Profile of parturient women surveyed, Lubumbashi, DRC, 2015

From: Incidence of catastrophic expenditures linked to obstetric and neonatal care at 92 facilities in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2015

Variables Total (n = 1627) Percent
Health Zones
 Lubumbashi 274 16.8
 Katuba 181 11.1
 Mumbunda 126 7.7
 Vangu 127 7.8
 Kisanga 133 8.2
 Ruashi 354 21.8
 Kamalondo 61 3.7
 Tshiamilemba 103 6.3
 Kenya 82 5.0
 Kampemba 186 11.4
Type of facility
 Health center 684 42.0
 Sendwe (provincial referral hospital) 74 4.6
 General referral hospital 574 35.3
 University Clinics of Lubumbashi (UCL) 75 4.6
 Polyclinics 220 13.5
Sector of ownership
 Private, religious 214 13.1
 Public 655 40.3
 Para-statal commercial 108 6.6
 Private, non-religious 650 40.0
Age (years)
  < 20 172 10.6
 20–34 1215 74.6
  ≥ 35 240 14.8
Marital status
 Married 1589 97.7
 Not married 38 2.3
Partner’s age (years)
  < 25 114 7.0
 25–34 784 48.2
 35–44 589 36.2
  ≥ 45 115 7.1
 Unknown 25 1.5
Wealth quintile
 Q1 (very poor) 302 18.6
 Q2 317 19.5
 Q3 311 19.1
 Q4 344 21.1
 Q5 (very rich) 353 21.7