Table 3

Reasons for delay in referral completion (more than 1 hour)
n %
Did not realize seriousness 29 37.1
Clinic closed/too late to be attended 22 28.2
Other responsibilities or work 8 10.2
Lack of funds 6 7.6
Transportation not easy 3 3.9
Using other treatment 3 3.9
Fear of nurses attitudes 2 2.6
Mother ill 1 1.3
Weather 1 1.3
Traditional reasons 1 1.3
Facility too far 1 1.3
Don’t know 1 1.3
Total 78* 100

*1 mother did not give any reason for the delay.

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Nsibande et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:47   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-47

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