Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics and health services use among respondents to the Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey, November 2014–April 2015a

From: Effect of a community health worker mHealth monitoring system on uptake of maternal and newborn health services in Rwanda

  Overall sample (N = 7766) Antenatal care (at least 1 visit) Antenatal care (at least 4 visits) Antenatal care (in the 1st trimester) Health facility delivery BCG vaccination Polio 0 vaccination
n (%) % % % % % %
Maternal age
 15–29 years 3802 (49.0) 99.07 45.78 61.69 94.01 98.29 90.57
 30–49 years 3964 (51.0) 99.23 41.95 51.74 87.27 98.17 90.46
Education
 no education 1156 (14.9) 98.28 36.96 48.65 81.92 97.04 85.15
 primary 5627 (72.5) 99.29 44.07 56.35 91.23 98.24 90.73
 secondary 824 (10.6) 99.23 45.25 63.14 96.74 99.71 94.95
 post-secondary 158 (2.0) 99.76 74.17 82.85 98.17 98.54 97.28
Place of residence
 urban 1272 (16.4) 98.78 43.90 56.48 96.94 98.25 94.77
 rural 6494 (83.6) 99.22 43.80 56.62 89.32 98.22 89.67
Married
 no 1388 (17.9) 98.38 37.08 51.54 89.98 97.72 89.29
 yes 6378 (82.1) 99.35 45.54 57.87 90.7 98.34 90.78
Wealth quintile
 lowest 1891 (24.4) 98.73 41.35 54.61 83.99 97.76 86.74
 second 1676 (21.6) 99.24 43.55 55.00 90.96 98.03 88.80
 middle 1530 (19.7) 99.21 45.17 57.93 90.64 98.46 92.24
 fourth 1340 (17.3) 99.7 45.49 57.99 92.77 98.19 91.13
 highest 1327 (17.1) 98.99 44.3 58.32 97.16 98.89 95.28
  1. a All estimates are weighted to account for the Rwanda demographic and health survey design. Our study sample included data from 29/30 Rwandan districts which scaled up RapidSMS in 2013