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Table 7 Health services utilization by Ebiana and El-Rouse villagers

From: Elimination of schistosomiasis requires multifactorial diagnostics: evidence from high- and low-prevalence areas in the Nile Delta, Egypt

 Ebiana
N = 818
El-Rouse
N = 486
Rating of health center as a source of health care
 Primary source283 (34.6)37 (7.6)
 Secondary source310 (37.9)114 (23.5)
 Not a source215 (26.3)325 (66.9)
 Never sought health care10 (1.2)10 (2.1)
Primary source of health care
 Private clinic489 (59.8)424 (87.2)
 Health center283 (34.6)37 (7.6)
 MOPH hospitals24 (2.9)13 (2.7)
 Health insurance unit11(1.4)1 (0.2)
 Other sources11(1.3)11(2.3)
Place of last stool analysisN = 804N = 463
 Project631(78.5)356 (76.9)
 Health center110(13.7)42(9.1)
 Private physician17(2.1)44(9.5)
 MOPH hospital19(2.4)8(1.7)
 Private laboratory15(1.9)4(0.9)
 School6(0.7)1(0.2)
 Other governmental facility6(0.7)8(1.7)
Source of last treatmentN = 516N = 388
 Project283 (54.8)250 (64.4)
 Health center119 (23.0)34 (8.8)
 Private physician9 (1.8)22 (5.7)
 MOPH hospital35 (6.8)27 (7.0)
 Pharmacy66 (12.8)48 (12.3)
 School0(0.0)1 (0.3)
Other governmental facility4 (0.8)6 (1.5)