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Table 4 Percentage of women age 15–49 who reported that they have serious problems in accessing health care for themselves when they are sick, by type of problem in the 14 countries* that were validated for maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination during 2011 –2020 and had a Demographic and Heath Survey (DHS) conducted post-MNTE validation

From: Sustaining Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) in countries that have been validated for elimination – progress and challenges

Country Getting permission to go for treatment Getting money for treatment Health facility too distant Not wanting to go alone At least one problem accessing health care
Cambodia 21% 64% 35% 45% 75%
Cameroon 35% 67% 40% 28% 72%
Ethiopia 32% 55% 50% 42% 70%
Ghana 7% 48% 24% 14% 57%
Haiti 9% 73% 37% 20% 78%
India ND ND ND ND ND
Indonesia 6% 15% 11% 26% 36%
Liberia 14% 36% 28% 19% 45%
Philippines 9% 45% 22% 21% 54%
Senegal 12% 43% 21% 13% 52%
Sierra Leone 24% 67% 44% 22% 72%
Tanzania 14% 50% 42% 30% 66%
Timor-Leste 35% 38% 46% 41% 60%
Uganda 5% 45% 37% 21% 59%
  1. Data source: Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) https://dhsprogram.com/ [13] MNTE: maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination* The preliminary report of the 2019/2020 DHS for Mauritania (Mauritanie Enquête Démographique et de Santé (EDS) 2019–2020 [PR125] (dhsprogram.com), the only post-validation DHS does not include information on problems accessing health care
  2. ND No data