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Table 3 Knowledge and preferences of study participants regarding the Urban Health Extension Program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2015

From: Urban health extension program model housing and household visits improved the utilization of health Services in Urban Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Variables Number (N) Percent (%) (95% CI)
Community perception of health facility quality
Good 740 77.0 (74.3–79.7)
Bad 221 23.0 (20.3–25.7)
Total 961 100
Community perception of the conduct of UHE-ps
Good 541 93.0 (90.7–95.0)
Bad 41 7.0 (5.0–9.3)
Total 582  
Heard about UHEP
Yes 909 84.4 (82–86.7)
No 168 15.6 (13.3–18.0)
Total 1077 100
Source of information
UHE-ps 699 76.9 (74.0–79.6)
Other health professionals 43 4.7 (3.3–6.2)
Community members 77 8.5 (6.7–10.5)
Mass media 252 27.8 (24.9–30.8)
Total 1021 100
Understanding UHEP packages
Yes 909 84.4 (82.3–86.6)
No 168 15.6 (13.4–17.7)
Total 1077  
Facility preference
Health Center 880 81.8 (79.5–84.0)
Public hospital 34 3.2 (2.1–4.3)
Private hospital 158 14.7 (12.5–16.8)
Total 1072  
Which UHEP packages do you know of?
Solid and liquid waste management 447 76.3 (72.9–79.7)
Latrine construction and utilization 435 74.2 (70.6–77.8)
Personal and environmental hygiene 399 68.1 (64.5–72.4)
Healthy housing 302 51.5 (47.4–55.5)
Tuberculosis, leprosy and HIV 260 44.7 (40.1–48.8)
Water supply and food hygiene 215 36.7 (32.9–40.4)
Family planning 211 36 (32.1–40.1)
Non-communicable diseases 170 29.0 (25.3–32.6)
Immunization 142 24.2 (20.8–27.8)
Adolescent and reproductive health 105 17.9 (14.8–21.2)
Health education 99 16.9 (13.8–20.0
Nutrition 91 15.5 (12.6–18.8)
First aid and accidental prevention 43 7.3 (5.3–9.6)
Malaria prevention and control 30 5.1 (3.4–7.0)
Total 1078 100