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Table 1 Demographic and health indicators

From: Perceptions of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) and barriers to adherence in Nasarawa and Cross River States in Nigeria

Indicator National South-South Region (Cross River) North Central Region (Nasarawa)
Women without formal education* 39.9% 14.9% 39.3%
Mean number of children ever born per woman* 6.4 6.2 6.4
Under-five mortality (per 1,000 live births)* 171 138 135
At least one ANC visit with a skilled health professional** 57.5% 73.6% 66.3%
At least one dose of IPTp at ANC** 14.6% 22.2% 7.1%
Two doses of IPTp at ANC** 13.2% 20.4% 7.1%
  1. *Source: National Population Commission and ICF Macro 2009; ** Source: National Population Commission and ICF Macro 2011.