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HOUSING Level l :house made of mud, carton or woo d, no foundation Level 2:ironsheet (mabati) house with cemented foundation Level3:brick house with cemented foundation ACS CES TO HEALTH SERVICES Level l. home care by relatives, herbalists, TBAs Level2:public hospital, small private clinics Level3:private hospital WT R AE S UC ORE Level l:borrowed from community tap or neighbor -no t sufficient Level2:bought RENT Level l: water from community tap Level3:tap water 300 KSh or less
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Level 2:300 to 699 KSh Level 3:700 KSh or more GARBAGE D ISPO L SA Level 1:scattering Level2: paper garbage bags Level 3: paid garbage colle ction SANITATION Level l :flying toilet Level2:community pit latrine Level 3:private pit latrine DAILY IN O E C M Level l:less than 100 KSh Level2:100 to 499 KSh Level3: 500 KSh or more AVERAGE N M R OF M U BE EALS PER DAY Levell :1 meal or less Level2:more than 1meal , less than 3 m eals Level3:3 meals or more
INTERPRETATION PURPOSE OF GRADING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS In health socio -economic status and characteristics are key to how well or badly a community or even an individual will handle the health problems affecting them. Ability to access, pay for health problems, determine the priorities of an individual. The table above looks at the following indicators as developed by Health Systems 20/20 a USAID Project ECONOMIC FACTORS 1. Daily disposable incomes 2. Rent 3. Access to health services NUTRITION 4. Average complete meals per day WATER, SANITATION AND WATER HYGIENE 5. 6. 7. 8. Garbage disposal Quality of housing Water supply Sanitation (toilet)
The score Systems For a score of between 0- 24(100%) you can easily determine the socio-economic and or family living in the same household. The distributions of the scores are as follows 0-8 = Several/extreme poverty (completely unable to meet health n e e d s of a household ) 9-16= Moderate Poverty (partially able to meet immediate or priority health needs) 17-24- Average Social-economic status (able to meet health needs of the household ) status of an individual