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Table 1 Population and health indicators for Kenya

From: Coping with ill-health: health care facility, chemist or medicinal plants? Health-seeking behaviour in a Kenyan wetland

Population Total population 46,050,414
Population density (pop/km2) 73.9
Life expectancy at birth [years] 53
Median age [years] 19.5
Employment rate [%] 60
Literacy rate (aged 15 and older) [%] 87
Poverty gap at $1.90 a day [%] 11.7
Gini index 48.51
Nutrition Underweight (weight for age) [%] 11
Stunted (height for age) [%] 26
Child health Under-five mortality rate (deaths per 1000 live births) 49
Infant mortality rate (dying between birth and age 1 per 1000 live births) 36
Immunization among children (12–23 months) [%] 97
Maternal health Total fertility rate (children/woman) 3.14
Maternal mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 0.510
General health Health expenditures [% of GDP] 5.7
Total government health funding (per capita) [KES] = USD? 1585
National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) coverage [%] 26.7
Physicians density (per 100,000 population) 0.20
  1. Sources: MoH (2015), WHO (2016), KNBS (2015), KDHS (2014)