Table 1

Definitions of variables

Variable nameDescriptionSource
DAHpcDevelopment assistance for health per capita in 2015 US$IHME
POPTotal population size in recipient countryWB
GDPpcGross domestic product per capita in current US$WB
DALYRBurden of disease measured as disability-adjusted life years (rate)IHME
U5MRMortality rate, under-5 (per 1000 live births)WB
MMRMaternal mortality ratio (modelled estimate, per 1 00 000 live births)WB
DTP3Immunisation, diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (% of children aged 12–23 months who received vaccination)48 IHME
TFRTotal fertility rate (children per woman)UN
  • IHME, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations; UN, United Nations; WB, World Bank.