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Table 3 Trends in the Use of Reproductive Health Services Over time in Sub-Saharan

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 Contraceptives
t-1% t
%
Δ
%
t-1% t
%
Δ
%
t-1% t
%
Δ
%
t-1% t
%
Δ
%
Benin (2001–2012) 77.3 87.1 9.8 74.5 80.9 6.4 62.1 59.4 −2.7 6.6 8.5 1.9
Burkina-Faso (98–2010) 38.1 73.8 35.7 33.2 25.4 −7.8 24.6 34.6 10.0 7.5 14.8 7.4
Cameroon (1998–2011) 60.0 66.0 6.0 64.1 68.6 4.6 57.0 63.0 6.0 9.4 16.0 6.6
Chad (2004–2015) 23.3 20.6 −2.7 28.1 19.8 −8.3 25.4 28.5 3.1 2.7 3.0 0.4
CIV (1998–2012) 60.8 57.4 −3.4 61.1 59.1 −2.0 44.7 43.4 −1.3 12.5 13.2 0.7
Ethiopia (2005–2016) 12.3 37.5 25.2 12.7 37.2 24.5 17.3 36.3 19.0 10.9 20.4 9.5
Gabon (2000–2012) 82.6 84.9 2.3 78.5 83.5 5.0 58.5 69.2 10.7 12.1 19.4 7.3
Ghana (2003–2014) 43.5 72.0 28.5 44.6 72.9 28.3 70.6 86.5 15.9 14.6 18.5 3.9
Guinea (1999–2012) 31.4 40.7 9.3 38.0 42.2 4.2 51.7 56.8 5.1 5.1 5.9 0.8
Kenya (2003–2014) 44.1 58.6 14.5 45.5 59.5 14.0 53.5 54.3 0.8 22.6 35.4 12.8
Lesotho (2004–2014) 55.2 76.5 21.3 58.2 78.0 19.8 71.5 74.8 3.3 26.8 48.2 21.4
Malawi (2004–2016) 57.4 93.1 35.8 57.1 91.6 34.5 57.7 51.0 −6.7 21.7 44.7 23.0
Mali (2001–2013) 37.0 58.7 21.7 40.0 42.8 2.8 29.6 42.8 13.2 5.7 10.1 4.4
Namibia (2000–2013) 75.9 87.3 11.4 77.2 88.2 11.0 74.5 80.2 5.8 40.9 49.9 9.0
Niger (1998–2012) 24.1 40.0 15.9 23.7 39.6 15.9 14.2 33.2 19.0 5.7 9.0 3.3
Nigeria (2003–2013) 37.1 38.3 1.2 41.1 40.1 −1.0 51.1 53.5 2.4 8.2 11.4 3.2
Rwanda (2005–2015) 30.7 91.2 60.5 31.0 91.2 60.2 13.3 44.1 30.8 5.5 27.4 21.9
Senegal (2005–2016) 61.2 71.7 10.5 51.0 52.8 1.8 39.5 48.4 8.9 7.0 14.8 7.8
Togo (1998–2014) 47.4 70.9 23.5 48.2 39.0 −9.2 47.2 55.5 8.3 7.9 16.8 8.9
Zambia (2002–2014) 43.2 72.4 29.2 43.0 68.4 25.4 72.8 54.9 −17.9 17.3 31.4 14.1
Zimbabwe (1999–2015) 75.6 82.3 6.7 73.5 83.3 9.8 75.0 76.4 1.4 33.9 48.1 14.2
West Africa 44.9 59.4 14.5 40.6 47.6 7 40.7 49.7 9 7.5 12.2 4.7
East & Cent, Africa 35.4 54.4 19 36.5 54.7 18.2 31.6 47.5 15.9 10.6 22.1 11.5
Southern Africa 59.1 84 24.9 59.1 82.7 23.6 67.1 60.4 −6.7 26.6 43 16.4
Sub-Saharan Africa 45.6 62.8 17.2 43.8 56.7 12.9 44.3 51.1 6.8 12.8 21.6 8.8
  1. Source: Author’s calculation based on DHS Data. Note that t-1 corresponds to the first date in the parentheses and t the second date