Utilization of health care in an African urban area: results from a household survey in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso.

@article{Develay1996UtilizationOH,
  title={Utilization of health care in an African urban area: results from a household survey in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso.},
  author={A Develay and Rainer Sauerborn and H. J. Diesfeld},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={1611-9}
}
This study analysed the level of utilization of different kinds of health care providers, and its correlates, by people reporting an illness via a household health survey in a representative sample of 547 households (3667 persons) in the city of Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso in 1989. More than one-fourth of the sample reported suffering from a health care problem in the 2-week period preceding the interview. Self care was the most frequently reported type of care received (55.6%). Bivariate… CONTINUE READING

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