Decomposing Kenyan socio-economic inequalities in skilled birth attendance and measles immunization

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

Peer reviewed scientific article



INTRODUCTION:Skilled birth attendance (SBA) and measles immunization reflect two aspects of a health system. In Kenya, their national coverage gaps are substantial but could be largely improved if the total population had the same coverage as the wealthiest quintile. A decomposition analysis allows identifying the factors that influence these wealth-related inequalities in order to develop appropriate policy responses. The main objective of the study was to decompose wealth-related inequalities in SBA and measles immunization into their contributing factors.METHODS:Data from the Kenyan Demo…

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