Table 2

Characteristics of 15 hospitals and 196 children that reported one or more surgical conditions from a total of 1503 children surveyed across Somaliland

Total
% (n)
Awdal
% (n)
Maroodi J.
% (n)
Sahil
% (n)
Sanaag
% (n)
Sool
% (n)
Togdheer
% (n)
Children
 Primary transport
  On foot83.5 (154)100.0 (16)82.7 (99)100.0 (13)100.0 (8)70.4 (8)67.4 (10)
  Public transportation12.6 (26)0.0 (0)12.6 (18)0.0 (0)0.0 (0)19.7 (2)29.7 (6)
  Private car3.9 (7)0.0 (0)4.7 (5)0.0 (0)0.0 (0)9.9 (1)2.9 (1)
  Unknown(9)
Hospitals
 Surgical capable hospitals100.0 (15)20.0 (3)40.0 (6)13.3 (2)6.7 (1)6.7 (1)13.3 (2)
  Operating rooms100.0 (42)19.0 (8)54.8 (23)9.5 (4)2.4 (1)7.1 (3)7.1 (3)
  Paediatric beds100.0 (216)28.7 (62)38.9 (84)12.0 (26)9.3 (20)0.0 (0)11.1 (24)
 Bellwether hospitals100.0 (5)40.0 (2)40.0 (2)0.0 (0)20.0 (1)0.0 (0)0.0 (0)
  Operating rooms100.0 (16)31.3 (5)62.5 (10)0.0 (0)6.25 (1)0.0 (0)0.0 (0)
  Paediatric beds100.0 (109)45.9 (50)35.8 (39)0.0 (0)18.3 (20)0.0 (0)0.0 (0)