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Table 4 Percentage of the population with walking and vehicular access to health facilities during the dry and wet season

From: It’s a long, long walk: accessibility to hospitals, maternity and integrated health centers in Niger

  Dry season Wet season
No hours % total population walking % total population vehicle % total population walking % total population vehicle
<1 39.11 42.90 24.09 26.34
1–2 13.93 24.37 5.64 10.36
2–4 18.17 22.79 13.23 21.05
4–12 18.08 7.72 23.24 28.50
12–24 6.96 0.23 9.66 3.63
1–2 days 0.85 0.92 5.80 0.14
>2 days 0.48 0.13 0.33 0.20
Inaccessible/ No data 2.43 0.94 18.01 9.78
  1. Number of hours it takes to get from a clinic was estimated using two modes of travel, walking and local vehicles. Travel times across different land types and road types were based on travel speeds in Table24.