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Table 2 Health related characteristics of study participants in Bugna district, 2016

From: Willingness to pay for community-based health insurance and associated factors among rural households of Bugna District, Northeast Ethiopia

Variable Description Number Percent (95% CI)
Self-reported health status of HHs (n = 532) Very poor 11 2.1 (1.1, 3.7)
Poor 72 13.5 (10.8, 16.7)
Medium 196 36.5 (32.8, 41.0)
Good 189 35.5 (31.5, 39.7)
Very good 64 12.4 (9.5, 15.0)
Chronic illness (n = 532) No 445 83.6 (80.2, 86.5)
Yes 87 16.4 (13.4, 19.7)
Any illness during the past 3 months (n = 532) No 314 59.0 (54.7, 63.1)
Yes 218 41.0 (36.8, 45.2)
Get treatment (n = 218) No 73 33.5 (29.5, 37.5)
Yes 145 66.5 (58.6, 74.7)
Coverage of the health care cost (n = 145) Self 135 93.1 (87.5, 96.2)
Free/community or Gov. 10 6.9 (3.3, 11.9)
Satisfaction with health care service and costs (n = 145) Very dissatisfied 4 2.7 (1.0, 7.1)
Dissatisfied 11 7.6 (4.2, 13.2)
Neutral 13 9.0 (5.2, 14.9)
Satisfied 88 60.7 (52.4, 68.3)
Very satisfied 29 20.0 (14.2, 27.3)
Perceived quality of the health care service in the district (n = 145) Very low 3 2.0 (0.6, 6.2)
Low 12 8.3 (4.7, 14.0)
Medium 12 8.3 (4.7, 14.0)
High 89 61.4 (53.1, 69.0)
Very high 29 20.0 (14.2, 27.3)
Concern of the HH for covering health care costs (n = 145) Very difficult 28 19.3 (13.6, 26.6)
Difficult 68 46.9 (38.8, 55.1)
Not difficult 49 33.8 (26.4, 41.9)
Borrow money for medical costs (n = 145) No 82 56.6 (51.9, 60.4
Yes 63 43.4 (33.8, 47.6)
Home distance from health centre or hospital in minutes < 30 min 132 24.8 (21.3, 28.6)
30-min to 1 h 185 34.8 (30.8, 38.9)
1 h ≤ 2 h 121 22.7 (17.1, 29.9)
> 2 h 94 17.7 (14.6, 21.1)