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Table 3 Injection practices in counties according to DHS surveys conducted in 2011–2015. Detailed injection practices in counties according to DHS surveys conducted in 2011–2015. The data was divided by country from Table 2

From: Injection practices in 2011–2015: a review using data from the demographic and health surveys (DHS)

   Frequency Safety
Region Country Health care injections per person per year Sample size Use of an unopened syringe or needle Sample size
African Benin 0.60 21,739 94.7% 3,419
African Cameroon 1.80 14,648 97.6% 5,883
African Congo 1.80 15,964 98.3% 4,042
African Cote d’Ivoire 1.20 15,195 96.8% 5,767
African Equatorial Guinea 2.60 5,400 96.1% 2,063
African Ethiopia 1.35 30,625 97.6% 10,053
African Mozambique 0.50 17,780 94.6% 3,196
African Uganda 1.65 10,969 95.6% 4,328
African Comoros 0.60 7,496 91.7% 1,486
African Gabon 1.20 14,076 97.6% 4,626
African Mali 0.70 14,823 98.0% 3,231
African Niger 0.80 15,088 96.8% 5,539
African Gambia 0.90 14,054 97.5% 4,438
African Liberia 1.65 13,357 98.1% 5,372
African Namibia 0.85 13,197 97.2% 4,028
African Nigeria 1.10 56,307 97.3% 14,097
African Sierra Leone 1.95 23,920 97.4% 9,581
African Togo 1.15 13,956 94.5% 4,207
African Zambia 0.75 31,184 97.0% 6,956
African Chad 2.05 11,433 94.1% 4,124
African Ghana 0.70 13,784 98.0% 4,030
African Kenya 1.45 27,444 98.5% 10,877
African Lesotho 0.75 9,552 95.2% 2,764
African Rwanda 1.30 19,714 99.2% 10,977
African Tanzania 0.90 16,780 97.6% 4,786
African Zimbabwe 0.50 18,351 97.6% 4,245
Americas Hondurasa 1.60 29,877 No data No data
Americas Haiti 0.60 23,780 98.4% 5,720
Americas Dominican Republic 1.65 19,678 98.5% 7,231
Eastern Mediterranean Pakistan 5.15 16,692 87.7% 9,875
Eastern Mediterranean Yemenb 3.30 25,434 91.8% 8,989
Eastern Mediterranean Afghanistan 2.80 40,221 91.8% 13,603
European Kyrgyz Republic 2.55 10,621 96.5% 2,720
European Tajikistanb 7.10 9,656 98.7% 2,963
European Armenia 1.20 8,871 97.1% 1,198
South-East Asia Nepal 1.20 16,795 98.3% 5,430
South-East Asia Indonesia 1.35 54,913 90.0% 23,557
South-East Asia Indiac 5.82 76,947 86.5% 36,902
South-East Asia Myanmar 2.25 17,622 98.7% 9,344
Western Pacific Cambodia 1.60 22,768 98.8% 7,973
  1. a Only frequency data available
  2. b Only female data available
  3. c Average value of the five areas surveyed