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Table 4 Differential use of different providers by different population groups

From: Constraints to universal coverage: inequities in health service use and expenditures for different health conditions and providers

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n(%)
Private hospital
n(%)
Public hospital
n(%)
PHC
n(%)
PMD
n(%)
Pharm-acy shop
n(%)
Herbalist
n(%)
Lab
n(%)
Others
n(%)
Differential use of different providers by urban-rural residence
Urban 15
(65%)
479(65%) 390 (71%) 55 (44%) 760 (47%) 579 (90%) 89 (85%) 5 (42%) 49 (41%)
Rural 8 (35%) 256 (35%) 157 (29%) 71 (56%) 853 (53%) 66 (10%) 16 (15%) 7 (58%) 71 (59%)
X2 (p-value) 1.4 (.29) 68.6
(.0001)
100.6 (.0001) 2.9 (.10) 15.3 (.0001) 446.0 (.0001) 48.6 (.0001) .43 (.57) 5.2 (.026)
Differential use of different providers by SES
Quintile 1 4 (17%) 94(13%) 44(8%) 28(22%) 376(23%) 42(7%) 9(8.5%) 2 (17%) 32 (26.5%)
Quintile 2 4(17%) 108(15%) 77(14%) 28(22%) 376(23%) 66(10%) 9 (8.5%) 5 (42%) 36 (30%)
Quintile 3 3(14%) 149(20%) 124(23%) 26(21%) 315(20%) 157 (24%) 29 (28%) 2 (17%) 23 (19%)
Quintile 4 6(26%) 171(23%) 175(32%) 27(21%) 302(19%) 181 (28%) 18 (17%) 1 (8%) 20 (17%)
Quintile 5 6(26%) 213(29%) 127(32%) 17(14%) 244(15%) 191 (30%) 40 (38%) 2 (17%) 9 (8.5%)
CI 0.09 0.18 0.19 -0.07 -0.09 0.25 0.25 -0.13 -0.22
X2 (p-value) 1.2 (.88) 74.5 (.00001) 105.6 (.00001) 3.5 (.48) 55.4 (.0001) 180.3 (.00001) 35.4 (.0001) 3.8 (.43) 19.0 (.001)
Total 23 735 547 126 1613 645 105 12 120