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Table 1 Data sources in empirical studies examining the factors associated with facility-based delivery in sub-Saharan Africa

From: Drivers and deterrents of facility delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Type of data source Number of studies utilizing source* Percent of all studies
Population-based / Household survey 58 84.0
- Demographic Health Survey Data 20 29.0
- Health and Demographic Surveillance Site Data 6 9.0
Medical records / Facility assessments 9 13.0
Facility-based Survey of Women 4 6.0
Published Literature 4 6.0
Geographic Information System Information 2 3.0
  1. *Numbers total more than 65 because several studies used multiple data sources.