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Table 2 Health and health related situations among public servants in Mekelle City, Northern Ethiopia, 2017

From: Willingness to pay for social health insurance and its determinants among public servants in Mekelle City, Northern Ethiopia: a mixed methods study

Description Frequency Percent
Presence of chronic illness among family members (n = 381)
Yes 71 18.6
Presence of acute illness in a family member in 12 months period (n = 302)a
Yes 136 45.0
Presence of any acute illness on the respondent within 12 months period (n = 381)
Yes 160 42.0
Seeking treatment for the recent episode of illness (n = 160)
Yes 157 98.1
Place of treatment sought (n = 157)
Private health facility 25 15.9
Public health facility 132 84.1
Healthcare expenditure (n = 381)
Out of pocket 282 74.0
Employer 67 17.5
Others (free, civic society) 33 8.5
Affordability of health care costs (n = 381)
Affordable 75 19.7
Not affordable 306 80.3
Satisfaction with quality of services at public health facilities (n = 381)
Dissatisfied 197 51.7
Neutral 37 9.8
Satisfied 147 38.6
Satisfaction with the cost of services at public health facilities (n = 381)
Dissatisfied 120 31.5
Neutral 27 7.1
Satisfied 234 61.4
  1. aQuestions were not answered by all participants