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Table 1 Definition of indicators by intervention area used for the equity analysis

From: Examining trends in inequality in the use of reproductive health care services in Ghana and Nigeria

Indicators for family planning
 Family planning info: Health facility Percentage of women told of family planning at a health facility
 Family planning worker visit Percentage of women who were visited by FP worker last 12 months
 Family planning: TV Percentage of women who heard family planning information on TV last months
 Family planning: Print Percentage of women who got family planning information on a newspaper last months
 Modern contraceptive Percentage of women who currently use by a modern method of contraceptive
 Information on pregnancy complication Percentage of women who were told about pregnancy complications
 Family planning: unmet need Percentage of women who wanted the last child later / wanted no more
Indicators for antenatal care
 Health worker’s (HW) assistance during pregnancy outside a facility Percentage of pregnant women who had care at an informal setting
 ANC: nurse assisted Percentage of pregnant women who got assistance from a nurse/midwife during pregnancy
 ANC: government health facility Percentage of pregnant women who received antenatal care at a form of government/public health care center
 ANC: Private health facility Percentage of pregnant women who received antenatal care at a form the private healthcare center
 ANC: 1st trimester Percentage of pregnant women who received antenatal care in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy
 ANC: 4+ tetanus injection Percentage of pregnant women who received tetanus injections before birth
 ANC: Home Percentage of pregnant women who had antenatal care at a home
Indicators for delivery care
 Delivery: home Percentage of pregnant women who had childbirth at a home
 Delivery: government health facility Percentage of pregnant women who had childbirth at a form of government/public health care center
 Delivery: private health facility Percentage of pregnant women who had childbirth at a form of a private health care center
 Birth assistance: Doctor Percentage of pregnant women who had childbirth assisted by a Doctor
 Caesarean section Percentage of pregnant women who had Caesarean section childbirth