Table 7

Proportion of patients reporting OPE in 2011, by district and economic status
N Payment to doctor (%)ยช Prescription of medicine (%)b
District
Dangara 234 20.1 84.2
Varzob 154 40.9 76.6
Shahrinav 160 65.0 91.3
Tursunzade 239 72.8 83.3
Economic position
Highest 20% 156 68.0 83.3
Middle 40% 316 56.7 82.6
Lowest 40% 315 32.7 85.4

a The differences are significant across districts (P<0.001) and across economic position (P<0.001).

b The differences are significant across districts (P=0.006), but not across economic position.

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Schwarz et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:103   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-103

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