TABLE 1 Percentage of Health Facilities With Family Planning Services, as Defined by the Availability Index,a DRC, 2014 (N=1,555 Facilities)
No. of Health FacilitiesFamily Planning Services Availablea No. (%)P Value
Total1,555513 (33.0)
    Hospitals433230 (53.1)
    Referral health centers24494 (38.5)
    Health centers498155 (31.1)
    Health posts38034 (8.9)
    Public872296 (33.9)
    Private683217 (31.8)
    Urban367140 (38.1)
    Rural1,188373 (31.4)
  • Abbreviation: DRC, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • a Index of availability: (1) availability of a room for family planning service provision; (2) existence of staff assigned to family planning services; and (3) evidence of client use of family planning services from service statistics.