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Table 4 Health seeking behaviours of respondents

From: Health status and health service utilization in remote and mountainous areas in Vietnam

  Male Female Total p
  N % N % N %  
Health services utilizations
 Community health center 71 93.42 121 97.58 192 96 0.14
 District hospital 26 34.21 58 46.77 84 42 0.08
 Province hospital or above level 19 25.00 18 14.52 37 18.5 0.61
 Private clinic 5 6.58 8 6.45 13 6.5 0.97
 Traditional healers 11 14.47 26 20.97 37 18.5 0.45
 Self-treatment 19 25.00 24 19.35 43 21.5 0.35
Accessibility to health service
 Difficult to access health service 21 27.63 38 30.65 59 29.5 0.65
 Difficult to access traditional medicine service 9 11.84 13 10.48 22 11 0.77
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
Traditional medicine package use
 Frequency of use (times/yr.) 6.29 4.40 5.56 3.25 5.84 3.73 0.09
 Frequency of refiling the traditional medicine 3.47 2.74 3.02 1.86 3.20 2.24 0.08