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Table 1 Characteristics of surveyed clinics and health centres (n = 64)

From: Efficiency of private and public primary health facilities accredited by the National Health Insurance Authority in Ghana

Facility characteristics Descriptive statistics
Frequency (f) Percentage (%)
Ownership
 Private-for-profit 30 47
 Public/government 26 41
 Mission/NGO 8 12
Geographical location
 Rural 36 56
 Urban 28 44
Region
 Greater Accra 32 50
 Western 32 50
Gender of facility owner/managera
 Male 35 55
 Female 29 45
Facility receives donor funds
 Yes 29 45
 No 35 55
Facility has functional computer(s)
 Yes 14 22
 No 50 78
Presence of active complaint system for clients
 Yes 5 8
 No 59 92
  1. WOTRO-COHEiSION Ghana Project (Health Facility Survey Data: March–June, 2012)
  2. aFacility “owner” applies in the case of private facilities; “manager” applies to both public and private facilities. Some private facility managers are also the owners; public facilities are always owned by the Ghana Health Service or Ministry of Health or quasi-government body