Table 3

Mothers' perception of medical services, confidence in child health care, willingness to participate in health education by income quartile groups (N = 744)1

Monthly income

1st quartile

2nd quartile

3rd quartile

4th quartile


(Cordobas)

<500

500-799

800-1299

>1300

(USD)

(<36 USD)

(36-58 USD)

(59-94 USD)

(>94 USD)

(n = 137)

(n = 170)

(n = 248)

(n = 189)

χ2

%

%

%

%

p-value


Satisfied

58.0

58.2

64.5

69.3

0.083


Dissatisfied

long waiting time

20.7

21.1

26.4

44.1

0.003**

money to pay

46.6

49.3

36.8

25.4

distance

25.8

18.3

21.9

5.1

quality of service

6.9

11.3

14.9

25.4

Confidence in child health care

yes

58.7

60.6

70.9

75.7

0.001**

no+ not so much

41.3

39.4

29.1

24.3

Willingness to participate in health education

yes

86.2

87.6

87.9

77.8

0.015*

no +not so much

13.8

12.4

12.1

22.2


112 mothers did not answer about monthly income.

*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01

Sakisaka et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:10   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-10

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