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Table 1 Use of Reproductive Health Services in Sub-Saharan Africa by Wealth/Asset Quintiles

From: Trends in utilisation and inequality in the use of reproductive health services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries Health Facility Delivery Skilled Delivery Assistance 4+ Antenatal Visits Use of Modern Contraception
Quintile
1 & 2
Quintile
4 & 5
Quintile
1 & 2
Quintile
4 & 5
Quintile
1 & 2
Quintile
4 & 5
Quintile
1 & 2
Quintile
4 & 5
Angola 23.89 44.85 27.03 42.28 35.21 36.87 8.56 70.42
Benin 38.71 39.69 36.78 41.55 33.11 45.1 26.89 52.36
Burkina-Faso 30.89 47.59 20.75 64.18 30.62 47.9 17.78 69.8
Burundi 33.88 48.79 33.85 48.94 39.55 43.36 26.12 57.71
Cameroon 24.93 50.89 25.29 50.19 30.82 47.52 14.47 67.1
Chad 25.28 62.69 24.06 64.88 30.94 51.74 23.21 63.78
CID 30.83 47.43 30.9 47.19 30.13 48.72 23.4 57.66
Comoros 38.06 40.02 38.61 39.89 39.25 39.94 30.18 49.71
Congo 65.89 20.69 66.22 20.51 64.3 22.34 47.16 36.62
DRC 40.88 38.22 42.29 37.11 40.65 40.06 21.36 64.95
Ethiopia 25.83 62.13 26.37 62.46 29.95 56.75 23.7 60.88
Gabon 61.31 22.3 61.14 22.46 58.09 25.36 50.21 32.31
Gambia 39.86 42.76 40.57 42.04 47.62 31.71 27.93 58.41
Ghana 41.25 38.24 41.37 38.08 48.52 32.37 44.69 33.12
Guinea 22.66 59.55 17.52 66.33 31.65 48.47 12.94 76.16
Kenya 33.41 46.82 33.93 46.34 42.30 39.46 33.49 43.61
Lesotho 36.41 41.39 37.11 40.97 40.96 38.74 32.41 47.4
Liberia 50.35 26.19 49.75 26.71 54.19 22.67 43.66 32.46
Malawi 41.26 39.71 41.21 39.74 39.83 41.35 35.73 44.97
Mali 22.87 61.19 17.27 71.50 23.36 60.9 13.84 76.68
Namibia 36.94 40.3 59.14 49.96 38.50 39.78 30.21 48.28
Niger 15.57 72.68 14.82 73.61 26.23 57.59 10.88 79.94
Nigeria 15.37 64.05 14.26 65.23 24.13 53.19 8.95 72.18
Rwanda 42.51 38.56 42.53 38.53 42.49 37.96 38.36 42.32
Senegal 46.09 29.17 43.57 32.09 46.77 30.13 41.53 33.12
Sierra Leone 35.69 46.53 30.39 53.3 39.85 40.44 22.03 65.06
Tanzania 29.16 52.2 28.4 53.17 32.42 49.49 27.72 52.44
Togo 35.45 43.63 16.18 67.49 39.35 43.06 36.86 46.6
Zambia 36.13 41.2 34.28 42.99 42.62 34.6 30.88 45.45
Zimbabwe 30.41 54.27 30.59 54.07 34.34 49.54 29.9 55
West Africa 33.37 46.14 29.98 50.71 36.46 42.73 25.96 56.15
East and Central Afr. 38.11 42.56 38.6 42.15 41.03 40.09 30.74 49.76
Southern Africa 37.71 42.14 37.43 42.48 39.47 40.66 32.6 47.57
Sub-Saharan Africa 35.99 44.02 35.04 45.5 38.61 41.43 29.96 50.9
  1. Source: Constructed by Author Based on DHS data. Note that quintile 1 & 2 are the 2 lowest quintiles in the household asset distribution and quintile 4 & 5 are the 2 topmost quintiles