2022
DOI: 10.1177/11786329221096065
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Factors Associated With Community Based Health Insurance Healthcare Service Utilization of Households in South Gondar Zone, Amhara, Ethiopia. A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Abstract: In Ethiopia, community-based health insurance was implemented to promote equitable access to sustainable quality health care and increase financial protection. The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with community-based Health Insurance, Health Care Service Utilization of Households in the South Gondar Zone. A community-based cross-sectional study was employed. Data were collected among 619 randomly selected households in the south Gondar zone. Chi-square and binary logistic regression an… Show more

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“…Besides, in this study, occupation was found to be negatively related to health service utilization. It is consistent with the study in South Gondar zone [ 20 ]. This could be because merchants are too busy with their regular business activities to visit health institutions.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 94%
“…Besides, in this study, occupation was found to be negatively related to health service utilization. It is consistent with the study in South Gondar zone [ 20 ]. This could be because merchants are too busy with their regular business activities to visit health institutions.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 94%
“…It has an important implication for healthcare financing by protecting citizens from catastrophic health expenditures. Consistent with previous studies [14,15], the current findings revealed that residence, household size, and time taken from home to healthcare facility were predictor variables for CBHI scheme enrollment among households. Consequently, rural residents and participants who travelled a longer distance from home to healthcare facilities were found to have lower enrollment in the CBHI scheme compared with urban residents and participants who travelled a shorter distance, respectively.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 91%
“…There are many factors contributing to the enrollment and satisfaction of households with CBHI programs. Studies report that residency status, educational status, occupational status, household size, time taken to reach a health facility, and provided service qualities contribute to the enrollment of individuals or households in the healthcare services of CBHI [14][15][16]. On the other hand, the satisfaction of enrolled clients with the CBHI service was determined by the availability of medications and laboratory services, the qualification of healthcare service providers, and the waiting time to access health services [12,17].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Only 2 million, or 0.2%, of Africa's 900 million potential members are enrolled. In sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, with the exception of Ghana and Rwanda, the membership ratio is below 10% (9)(10)(11). In Guinea-Conakry, the initial enrollment rate of CBHI in 1998 was 8%, but this enrollment rate declined to 6% a year later and the main reasons for non-enrollment and dropout were scheme affordability, poor quality of care, and inability to pay the premium (5).…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%