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Table 1 Unique identity systems’ administrative oversight and acquisition

From: eRegistries: Electronic registries for maternal and child health

Agency in charge Frequency Percenta
   Ministry of Health 7 14 % (6–26)
   All other Ministry offices 41 80 % (67–90)
   National office/agencies 34 67 % (52–79)
   Local level offices/agencies 13 25 % (14–40)
Acquisition   
   Application required at birth 27 53 % (38–67)
   Automatically issued at birth 11 22 % (11–35)
   Application required as an adultb 30 59 % (44–72)
   Automatically issued as an adultb 6 12 % (4–24)
   Other 8 16 % (7–29)
  1. aPercent column does not add up to 100 % as the question asked respondents to check all that apply
  2. bAdult was considered 16 years or older. 95 % confidence intervals in parentheses
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