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Table 2 Demographics of patients consulting the doctor for acute and chronic conditions, Tajikistan, 2016

From: Out of pocket expenditures of patients with a chronic condition consulting a primary care provider in Tajikistan: a cross-sectional household survey

Variables Acute Chronic Total
Number of respondents   361 (40%) 539 (60%) 900 (100%)
Gender Female 270 (75%) 414 (77%) 684 (76%)
Male 91 (25%) 125 (23%) 216 (24%)
Median age 35 50 45
Median number of years of education 9–11 9–11 9–11
BBP not covered 99 (27%) 171 (32%) 270 (30%)
covered 262 (73%) 368 (68%) 630 (70%)
Region Khatlon 125 (35%) 291 (54%) 416 (46%)
RRS 236 (65%) 248 (46%) 484 (54%)
SES 0–20% Poorest 81 (22%) 147 (27%) 228 (25%)
20–40% Poor 71 (20%) 133 (25%) 204 (23%)
40–60% Middle 69 (19%) 102 (19%) 171 (19%)
60–80% Wealthy 68 (19%) 91 (17%) 159 (18%)
80–100% Most wealthy 72 (20%) 64 (12%) 136 (15%)
Median number of visits to a FD in the past 12 months 3 5 4