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Table 3 Distribution of health workers relative to population and alternative indicators of health care needs

From: Measuring inequalities in the distribution of health workers: the case of Tanzania

District level data (113 districts)
Measures of need  
Share of population Share of U5 deaths Share of health workers
20% 28% 8%
40% 50% 19%
60% 70% 33%
80% 87% 54%
  Concentration index = -0.266 Gini index = 0.229
Regional level data (21 regions)
Measures of need Share of health workers
Share of population Share of HIV+ people  
20% 20% 16%
40% 37% 30%
60% 53% 50%
80% 65% 70%
  Concentration index = 0.077 Gini index = 0.118