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Table 1 Selected characteristics of chosen states before introduction of MSS

From: Going to scale: design and implementation challenges of a program to increase access to skilled birth attendants in Nigeria

  Antenatal care from skilled provider Birth attended by skilled provider Female literacy rate Predominant Religion
Enugu 68% 66% 73% Christian
Kano 50% 13% 31% Muslim
Kwara 58% 53% 48% Muslim
National 58% 39% 54% -
  1. Note: Data is from the 2008 Nigerian Demographic and Health Survey