Table 3

Reasons for choosing a health care provider among households surveyed in three districts in Uganda sorted by type of provider

Reason for choice of provider


Type of provider visited

Number

Proximity No. (%)

Skills No. (%)

Low cost No. (%)


Public

251

103 (41.0)

113 (45.0)

29 (11.6)

PNFP

80

45 (56.3)

33 (41.3)

8 (10.0)

PFP

269

159 (59.1)

71 (26.4)

30 (11.2)

Traditional Practitioner

73

18 (22.8)

27 (34.2)

15 (19.0)

General merchandise shop

6

5 (83.0)

0 (0%)

1 (17.0)


Konde-Lule et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:29   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-29

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