Variable N (%)±SD
Insurance type:
Government/Public 401 (89.1)
Private 3 (0.67)
None/Unknown 46 (10.2)
Did insurance impact the decision to seek care?
No 301 (66.9)
Yes 149 (33.1)
Did distance to the closest facility impact the decision to seek care?
No 356 (79.1)
Yes 94 (20.9)
Did distance to VNCH impact the decision to seek care?:
No 293 (65.3)
Yes 156 (34.7)
Transport means to VNCH:
Ambulance 331 (73.7)
Car/motorbike/public 118 (26.3)
Who covered costs to VNCH?:
Insurance 183 (40.6)
Self-paid 250 (55.4)
Charity 18 (4)
Missing work unpaid:
No 26 (5.8)
Yes 420 (94.2)
Delay from illness onset to care-seeking:
Mean delay (days) 1.68±7.87
Median delay (days) 0
0 days 298(67.8)
1-2days 86(19.5)
3+days 56(12.7)