Table 4. Source of Electricity for Health Care Facilities, by Type of Facility, Sierra Leone, 2012
Facility Type
Electricity SourceAll FacilitiesHospitals OnlyOther Facilities Besides Hospitals
Central grid, %135812
Generator, %259522
Solar system, %364336
Other,a %152115
  • The total sum of sources for a particular type of facility do not add up to 100% because each facility could report more than one electricity source.

  • a Flashlights were the most typical response for “other” sources of electricity, reflecting a blurring of the lines between actual electricity sources and specific devices, which needs refinement in future surveys.