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Table 3 Reasons for non-use of health services when needed (%)

From: The impact of different benefit packages of Medical Financial Assistance Scheme on health service utilization of poor population in Rural China

Reasons Non-user of out-patient services
(N = 56)
Non-user of in-patient services
(n = 167)
  N % N %
Financial difficulties 45 80 1 92
Inconvenient 3 5 4 28
movement, without     
accompaniment     
Poor transportation and 6 11 1 10
remote distance     
Without effective 2 4 1 7
medical treatment     
Low medical quality -- -- 2 1
Illness not serious 8 14 -- --
Others 3 5 9 5
  1. Note: Reasons for non-use of health services could be chosen by multiple choices