Utilization of primary health care facilities: lessons from a rural community in southwest Nigeria.

@article{Sule2008UtilizationOP,
  title={Utilization of primary health care facilities: lessons from a rural community in southwest Nigeria.},
  author={Salami Suberu Sule and Kayode Thaddeus Ijadunola and A. A. Onayade and Adesegun Olayiwola Fatusi and R O Soetan and Frederick A. Connell},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={98-106}
}
BACKGROUND This study assessed service/organisational factors and clients' perceptions that influenced utilisation of Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities in a rural community in Nigeria. METHOD A cross-sectional household survey in the community as well as key-informant interviews of opinion leaders and health care providers and participant observations of health facilities and utilisation pattern was used to collect data. RESULTS Forty-four percent of respondents to the survey who were… CONTINUE READING
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