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Table 3 Household survey respondents' perceptions of government guidelines on groups who should receive free treatment (% in brackets)

From: Reducing user fees for primary health care in Kenya: Policy on paper or policy in practice?

  Kwale
n = 184 (%)
Makueni
n = 141 (%)
Under 5s 48 (26.1) 58 (41.1)
The poor 46 (25.0) 10 (7.1)
Elderly 17 (9.2) 1 (0.7)
Pregnant women 11 (6.0) 5 (3.5)
Do not know 95 (51.6) 73 (51.8)
Other 4 (2.2) 2 (1.4)
  1. *Total adds up to >100% because some respondents reported more than one category (N = 37 Kwale; 8 Makueni)