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Table 1 Description of Demographic and Health Surveys data by countries, in sub-Saharan Africa, 2007 to 2016

From: Disparities in caesarean section prevalence and determinants across sub-Saharan Africa countries

  HDI
Country Year Number of births Neighbourhood Value Category
Angola 2016 4087 537 0.533 High HDI
Benin 2012 7913 748 0.485 Moderate HDI
Burkina Faso 2010 7636 561 0.402 Low HDI
Burundi 2010 3197 375 0.404 Low HDI
Cameron 2011 5032 562 0.518 Moderate HDI
Chad 2014 2273 438 0.396 Low HDI
Comoros 2012 1575 252 0.727 High HDI
Congo 2011 5579 383 0.592 High HDI
Cote d’Ivoire 2012 3106 346 0.435 Low HDI
DR Congo 2013 8463 530 0.474 Moderate HDI
Ethiopia 2008 2699 548 0.448 Low HDI
Gabon 2012 3488 333 0.697 High HDI
Gambia 2013 3233 281 0.452 Low HDI
Ghana 2014 3091 422 0.579 High HDI
Guinea 2012 2029 276 0.414 Low HDI
Kenya 2014 8738 1504 0.555 High HDI
Lesotho 2014 1986 395 0.497 Moderate HDI
Liberia 2013 2987 319 0.427 Low HDI
Malawi 2016 12,478 850 0.476 Moderate HDI
Mali 2012 3947 390 0.442 Low HDI
Mozambique 2011 4962 591 0.418 Low HDI
Namibia 2013 3454 532 0.64 High HDI
Niger 2012 2990 404 0.353 Low HDI
Nigeria 2013 7591 818 0.527 High HDI
Rwanda 2014 5429 492 0.498 Moderate HDI
Senegal 2011 5367 390 0.494 Moderate HDI
Sierra Leone 2013 4966 429 0.42 Low HDI
Tanzania 2015 4634 600 0.531 High HDI
Togo 2014 3549 330 0.487 Moderate HDI
Uganda 2016 7747 696 0.493 Moderate HDI
Zambia 2013 6768 717 0.579 High HDI
Zimbabwe 2015 3973 399 0.516 Moderate HDI
Madagascar 2009 3241 546 0.512 Moderate HDI
Sao Tome & Principe 2008 1119 104 0.574 High HDI