Table 2

Contextual characteristics of Enugu state, Nigeria

Population estimate in study period (2013)3.9 million
Federal government establishments87
Number of federal employees18 000 (0.46% of the population)
NHIS registered providers at time of study70
Registered HMOs at time of study16
Total number health facilities962
Public facilities4 tertiary, 52 secondary ,492 primary health facilities
Private facilities96 secondary, 242 primary health facilities
  • Source.19 34

  • HMOs, health maintenance organisations; NHIS, national health insurance scheme.