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Table 3 Rate-ratios for maternal health interventions by wealth quintile

From: Inequities in utilization of maternal health interventions in Namibia: implications for progress towards MDG 5 targets

Intervention Population average rate Rate-ratio (rich/poor)
Delivery by a skilled provider 81.4 1.63
Antenatal care from a skilled provider 94.6 1.06
Delivery by caesarean section 12.7 7.73
Place of ANC: public facility 90.1 0.67
Place of ANC: private facility 7.9 65.2
ANC provider: doctor 16.1 13.4
ANC provider: nurse/midwife 78.6 0.59
Delivery: doctor 18.6 10.6
Delivery: nurse/midwife 62.8 0.86
Delivery: traditional birth attendant 6.5 0.05
Delivery: relative/other 11.2 0.06
Place of delivery: public 76.3 1.3
Place of delivery: private 4.6 213
Place of delivery: Home 18.6 0.06
  1. Note: computed using data from Namibia DHS 2006-07