3 edition of Health seeking behaviour and health expenditure of rural households found in the catalog.
Health seeking behaviour and health expenditure of rural households
Study based on Karanja and Babhulgaon, two villages of Maharashtra, India.
|Statement||by Sumati Kulkarni & Rajeshri Chitanand.|
|Series||IIPS research report series ;, 1994-95/no. 8|
|Contributions||International Institute for Population Sciences.|
|LC Classifications||Microfiche 95/60362 (R)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||41|
|LC Control Number||95905253|
Purpose. To estimate the rural-urban differences in expenditures of outpatient care, hospital inpatient care, hospital emergency room services, medications, and total services. Methods. This cross-sectional study used data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. The overall sample size for the study Weighted frequencies, means, or percentages were Cited by: 3. pocket expenditure on maternal and child health care incurred by the households of mothers. Maternal and child health care in our study was defined as antenatal care, natal care, postnatal care, care for pregnancy related health problems for their last delivery and health care for the last child who were one year and below.
Background: Increasing out-of-pocket health expenditure among older people worsens the inequitable access to essential health services in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). We investigated various socioeconomic and health factors associated with out-of-pocket and catastrophic health expenditures among rural older people in India.. Methods: We recruited Cited by: Home and community-based combined treatment of malaria and pneumonia has been promoted in Uganda since mid The combined treatment is justified given the considerable overlap between the symptoms of malaria and pneumonia among infants. There is limited evidence about the extent to which community-based care reduces healthcare-seeking Cited by:
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Introduction. The health seeking behaviour of a community determines how health services are used and in turn the health outcomes of populations s that determine health behaviour may be physical, socio-economic, cultural or politicalthe utilisation of a health care system may depend on educational levels, economic factors, cultural beliefs and by: This study explored health seeking behaviour and related expenditure on CNCDs in rural Malawi, with specific focus on detecting potential differences across population groups.
We used data from the first round of a panel household health survey conducted in rural Malawi between August and October on a sample of by: 1 Understanding health seeking behaviour Health promotion programmes worldwide have long been premised on the idea that providing knowledge about causes of ill health and choices available, will go a long way towards promoting a change in individual behaviour, towards more beneficial health seeking Size: KB.
Health seeking behaviour and the related household out-of-pocket expenditure for chronic non-communicable diseases in rural Malawi Article (PDF Available) in Health Policy and.
health-seeking behaviour between rural and urban households. These findings support the anecdotal and descriptive published reports in Kazakhstan (e.g ). The –rst stylized fact is that households in low-income countries spend a signi–cant por-tion of their resources on remedial health care.
Banerjee et al. () –nd that out-of-pocket health expenditure represents about 10% of total household expenditure among slum dwellers in Hyderabad, India. Using detailed diaries kept by rural File Size: KB. Van der Hoeven M, Kruger A, Greeff M.
Differences in health care seeking behaviour between rural and urban communities in South Africa. Int J Equity Health. ; Ahmed SM. Differing health and health-seeking behaviour: ethnic minorities of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh.
Asia Pac J Public Health. ;13(2) Kamat VR. Socio-economic inequalities in basic maternal health interventions exist in Egypt, yet little is known about health-seeking of poor households.
This paper assesses levels of maternal health-seeking behaviours in women living in poor households in rural Upper Egypt, and compares these to national averages.
Secondly, we construct innovative measures of socio Cited by: 9. access to health care from qualified providers, and identified the determinants of health care seeking behavior. The results of this study will be useful for formulating the appropriate policies to increase the demand for health care as well as access to health care so that use of health care by the slum-dwellers rises to the desired level.
Conclusion. Time and monetary savings for seeking care from CMDs are significantly larger for rural than urban households.
Thus, home and community-based treatment of child febrile illnesses is much more cost-saving for rural poor communities, who would spend more time travelling to health facilities - which time could be re-directed to productive and income Cited by: No major difference in health-seeking behaviour and health-expenditure between the elderly and the younger adults (20 years) was observed (III).
Poverty emerged as the most significant determinant of health-seeking behaviour and individuals from poor households were nearly two times (OR95%CI: ) more likely to practice self.
Health seeking behaviour of urban poor in India is a product of morbidity pattern, income level, type of health system and location of the facility (distance) Cultural factors, illness and health service perception and informal consultation played a lesser role.
The / Kenya National Health Accounts (KNHA) note the top two “key challenges to achieving better health status in Kenya” as “inequitable access to health services,” and “shortages of qualified health workers with appropriate skills.” xxiv According to figures, there were only medical doctors (MD) working in the.
more than thousand households covering approximately 71 thousand rural and 49 thousand urban households. While there is a possibility of OOP being slightly underestimated in the consumer expenditure surveys (CES) as compared to special health surveys6, the OOP as a.
Health and Morbidity in India () in health-seeking behaviour of Indian households, changes in their out-of-pocket health expenditures and changes in their major sources of healthcare.
Determinates of health facility utilization Perceived health needs. Overall, self-rated health, mental distress, and self-reported illnesses were significantly associated with health facility utilization in both urban and rural areas (Table 3).Respondents who rated their health status as very poor/ poor/fair were twice more likely to utilize heath facilities in both urban and Cited by: Firstly, we compare the national levels of health-seeking behaviour for maternal care with those reported by women living in households below the poverty line in rural Upper Egypt.
Secondly, we construct innovative measures of socio-economic position among the rural poor by broadening the understanding to encompass by: 9. on the households. The share of health care expenditure in non-food expenditure (Rj) was derived as follows: exp exp = × nf h Rj Where, Rj is the share of health expenditure in non-food expenditure, hexp is the average household monthly expenditure on health; nf exp is the average household monthly non-food expenditure.
Bangladesh is one of the health workforce crisis countries in the world. In the face of an acute shortage of trained professionals, ensuring healthcare for a population of million remains a major challenge for the nation.
To understand the issues related to shortage of health workforce and healthcare provision, this paper investigates the role of various healthcare Cited by: HEALTH SEEKING BEHAVIOUR OF AGED POPULATION OF A RURAL BLOCK IN WEST BENGAL Satyajit Chakraborty Working Paper No.
8 May ACHUTHA MENON CENTRE FOR HEALTH SCIENCE STUDIES Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology Medical College P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala India Tel:. (26%). No major difference in health-seeking behaviour and health-expenditure between the elderly and the younger adults (20 years) was observed (III).
Poverty emerged as the most significant determinant of health-seeking behaviour and Cited by: This study describes health-seeking behaviour and expenditure on health in a rural area in the northern part of Vietnam. The questionnaire was designed in a way that allowed calculation of consecutive contacts with health care providers during one month before the by: The aim of this study was to explore possible differences in health care seeking behaviour among a rural and urban African population.
A cross sectional design was followed using the infrastructure of the PURE-SA study. Four rural and urban Setswana communities which represented different strata of urbanisation in the North West Province, South Africa, were Cited by: