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Table 7 Proportion of patients reporting OPE in 2011, by district and economic status

From: Out-of-pocket expenditures for primary health care in Tajikistan: a time-trend analysis

  N Payment to doctor (%)ª Prescription of medicine (%) b
District     
  Dangara 234 20.1 84.2
  Varzob 154 40.9 76.6
  Shahrinav 160 65.0 91.3
  Tursunzade 239 72.8 83.3
Economic position     
  Highest 20% 156 68.0 83.3
  Middle 40% 316 56.7 82.6
  Lowest 40% 315 32.7 85.4
  1. a The differences are significant across districts (P<0.001) and across economic position (P<0.001).
  2. b The differences are significant across districts (P=0.006), but not across economic position.