Is community-based health insurance an equitable strategy for paying for healthcare? Experiences from southeast Nigeria
AbstractObjectives To determine how equitable enrolment and utilization of community-based health insurance is in two communities with varying levels of success in implementing the scheme.Methods The study was undertaken in two communities in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria. Data was collected using a questionnaire that was administered to 971 respondents in two communities selected by simple random sampling. Data analysis examined socio-economic status (SES) differences in enrolment levels, utilization, willingness to renew registration and payments.Results Enrolment level was 15.5% in the non-successful community and 48.4% in the successful community (pÂ
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Volume (Year): 92 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (September)
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