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Out-of-pocket costs for paediatric admissions in district hospitals in Kenya

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Objective To describe out-of-pocket costs of inpatient care for children under 5years of age in district hospitals in Kenya. Methods A total of 256 caretakers of admitted children were interviewed in 2-week surveys conducted in eight hospitals in four provinces in Kenya. Caretakers were asked to report care seeking behaviour and expenditure related to accessing inpatient care. Family socio-economic status was assessed through reported expenditure in the previous month. Results Seventy eight p...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health
Volume:
17
Issue:
8
Pages:
958-961
Publication date:
2012-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:4e147e7b-4b8b-4f43-9fc7-7f8e87222897
Source identifiers:
348982
Local pid:
pubs:348982
Language:
English
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