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Table 2 Use and inequality of health care services in Ethiopia

From: Selling my sheep to pay for medicines – household priorities and coping strategies in a setting without universal health coverage

Background characteristics Delivery in a health facility (%) Postnatal checkup in the first two days after birth (%)
National average 26 17
Average by wealth quintile
 Highest quintile 65 41
 Lowest quintile 12 9
Average by residence
 Urban 79 45
 Rural 19 13
Average by mother’s education
 Mother more than secondary education 92 54
 Mother no education 16 9
  1. Data from the Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey, 2016 [18]