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Table 2 Selected socioeconomic, maternal and child health indicators for Benue and Kogi

From: The midwives service scheme: a qualitative comparison of contextual determinants of the performance of two states in central Nigeria

Domain Indicator Benue Kogi
Education Proportion of Males with no education – Male (%) 11.1 14.1
Proportion of Females with no education – Female (%) 25.7 25.7
Literacy rate – Male (%) 92.6 91
Literacy rate – Female (%) 52.8 71.6
Employment Proportion currently employed – Male (%) 76.8 71.8
Proportion currently employed – Female (%) 77.5 71.3
Maternal Health Antenatal care coverage (%) 57.4 87.5
Received 2 or more doses of tetanus toxoid in last pregnancy (%) 40.3 79
Place of delivery – Health facility (%) 50.9 78.9
Place of delivery – Home (%) 48.3 18.8
Delivery attended by skilled birth attendant (%) 51.6 70.9
Had postnatal check up in the first 2 days after birth (%) 39.4 71.2
Child Health Vaccination coverage (%): children, 12–23 months, with all basic vaccinations 20 35.6
  1. Source: Data from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2013 [4]