Table 3

Illness and contact with healthcare provider by household asset quintiles

Asset quintile

Number of respondents

% sick during 14 days preceding the survey

P value

No of sick individuals interviewed

% contacted a healthcare provider (n)

P value


Highest (Better off)

1375

42.0

0.002

156

53.2 (83)

0.095



4th

1372

40.5

152

40.8 (62)



3rd

1240

42.7

160

52.5 (84)



2nd

1090

46.2

138

44.9 (62)



Lowest (poor)

1085

47.3

160

43.1 (69)



Total

6162

43.5

766

47.0 (360)


Mahmood et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:18   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-18

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