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Table 2 Key characteristics of the study settings

From: The role of accountability in the performance of Jazia prime vendor system in Tanzania

District council variable Kondoa Bahi Ulanga Kilosa
Population1 269,704 221,645 265,203 438,175
Area coverage in square kilometres 5921 5948 24,460 14,918
Number of hospitals 1 0 1 1
Number of public health centres 2 6 2 6
Number of public dispensaries 27 35 43 19
Number of private facilities 12 2 6 25
Number of primary care facilities per 10,000 population 1.6 1.9 1.9 1.2
Facility sampled 7 6 7 7
Wards 28 20 24 35
Villages 107 57 68 143
  1. 1Presents information from the study districts. Information on the population was obtained from the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics; Population and Housing Census 2013. While information on facilities was obtained from the Tanzanian national health facility registry portal