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Table 1 Background information on the survey countries (corresponding to survey year) [36,37,38,39,40,41,42,43]

From: Adherence to the integrated management of childhood illness guidelines in Namibia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda: evidence from the national service provision assessment surveys

  Namibia Kenya Tanzania Uganda
Human development index 120 143 159 154
Country size (km2) 824,116 580,367 945,087 241,040
Population (million) 2.2 40.9 38.5 28.8
Children < 5 years (million) 0.279 6.664 6.953 6.028
Annual births (×1000) 59 1530 1408 1468
Skilled birth attendance (%) 81 42 43 39
Neonatal mortality rate (/1000) 19 27 43 32
Under-five mortality rate (/1000) 48 85 118 130
Maternal mortality ratio (/100,000) 180 360 790 430
Physicians per population (/10,000) 3.39 1.7 0.73 1.04
Total number of health workers 6600 80,464 47,000 27,487
Health expenditure/capita (USD) 467 72 29 135
Number of hospitals/health centres/dispensaries 46/49/351 450/860/4882 219/481/4679 119/164/2717
Start of IMCI (year) 1999 2000 1996 1996
IMCI coverage in districts (%) 60 (20/34) 75 (56/75) 100 (all) 100 (all)
SPA survey (year) 2009 2010 2006 2007
Number of hospitals/health centres/dispensaries in survey 45/47/319 253/153/297 128/41/442 119/81/291
  1. IMCI Integrated management of childhood illness, SPA Service provision assessment, USD US dollars