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Table 1 Weighted Number of Study Participants by Sociodemographic Characteristics 2008 & 2013

From: Impact of the free healthcare initiative on wealth-related inequity in the utilization of maternal & child health services in Sierra Leone

  Weighted number of study partipcipants by sociodemographic charactetristics 2008 Weighted number of study partipcipants by sociodemographic charactetristics 2013
Background characteristics ANC 2008 Freq (n = 3346) Percent (%) PLOD 2008 Freq (n = 4053) Percent (%) PNC 2008 Freq (n = 3504) Percent (%) ANC 2013 Freq (n = 7478) Percent (%) PLOD 2013 Freq (n = 8625) Percent PNC 2013 Freq (n = 7971) Percent (%)
Wealth Index
 Poorest 721 22 885 22 665 19 1667 22 1901 22 1663 21
 Poorer 707 21 849 21 623 18 1524 20 1809 21 1550 19
 Middle 748 22 893 22 690 19 1556 21 1797 20 1527 19
 Richer 629 19 793 19 798 23 1491 20 1694 20 1849 23
 Richest 541 16 683 16 728 21 1240 17 1447 17 1382 17
Education level
 None 2510 75 3051 74 2441 70 4920 66 5768 67 5233 66
 Primary 411 12 515 13 497 14 1079 14 1203 14 1085 14
 Secondary 386 12 482 12 515 14 1374 18 1559 18 1540 19
 Higher 39 01 55 01 51 02 105 01 117 01 114 01
Occupation
 Yes 2577 77 3122 77 2585 74 5596 75 6476 75 5791 73
 No 769 23 950 23 919 26 1882 25 2148 25 2181 27
Residence
 Urban 1036 32 1183 29 1267 36 2075 28 2387 28 2586 32
 Rural 3238 68 2920 71 2236 64 5404 72 6260 72 5385 68
Ethnicity
 Temne,Loko, & Limba 1589 48 1898 46 1369 39 3283 44 3724 43 3211 40
 Mende, Sherbro & Kono 1192 36 1512 37 1598 46 3156 42 3714 43 3460 43
 Others Sierra Leonean & Foreign 565 17 687 17 536 15 1039 14 1183 14 1300 17
Religion
 Christianity 636 19 794 19 883 25 1388 19 1590 18 1581 20
 Islam 2667 80 3247 79 2593 74 6067 81 7005 81 6372 80
 Others 43 01 50 01 27 01 24 0.3 25 0.3 18 0.2
Mother’s age
 19–15 270 08 330 08 290 08 751 10 859 10 824 10
 24–20 664 20 804 20 722 08 1527 20 1773 21 1683 21
 29–25 953 29 1213 30 1018 21 1853 25 2142 25 1945 24
 34–30 579 17 704 17 614 29 1421 19 1644 19 1493 19
 39–35 559 17 673 16 553 16 1152 15 1354 16 1250 16
 40–44 209 06 251 06 208 06 485 07 554 06 491 06
 45–49 111 03 127 03 98 03 290 04 322 04 285 04
Siblings
 None 707 21 871 21 737 21 1811 24 2112 24 1948 24
 1–4 1863 56 2269 56 1935 55 3631 50 4166 49 3835 49
 > 4 776 23 96 23 832 24 2036 26 2369 27 2188 27