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2018 | 18 | 3 | 1135-1151
Article title

Household travel characteristics to healthcare facilities in Ondo State, Nigeria

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Charakterystyka gospodarstwa domowego w kontekście dostępności placówek służby zdrowia w stanie Ondo w Nigerii
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Abstracts
EN
This study investigated the household travel characteristics of health consumers in Ondo State to the available healthcare facilities. The study uses data collected from 1,181 health consumers from forty-two (42) settlements across the three senatorial districts of the State. The findings revealed that while some of the healthcare patrons travelled below 400 meters to get to the nearest healthcare facility, many of them spent more money on trips to reach their healthcare facilities. This shows that the majority of people are ready to patronize any healthcare facility irrespective of the distance and cost. The further analysis revealed that distance, travel time, cost of transport and travel mode are significant to the utilization of healthcare facilities. To this end, more healthcare facilities should be provided and located closer to people within shortest possible distance, especially in Ondo North and Ondo South senatorial districts.
PL
W toku przeprowadzonego badania uzyskano charakterystykę gospodarstw domowych ze względu na dostępność placówek opieki zdrowotnej dla konsumentów zdrowia w stanie Ondo. W badaniu wykorzystano dane zebrane od 1181 mieszkańców z 42 (42) osiedli w trzech senackich okręgach stanowych. Ustalenia wykazały, że chociaż niektórzy klienci opieki medycznej mieszkają w odległości poniżej 400 metrów od najbliższego zakładu opieki zdrowotnej, wielu z nich wydaje więcej pieniędzy na wyjazdy do takich placówek. Pokazało to, że większość osób jest gotowa na to, aby pozostawać klientem danej placówki opieki zdrowotnej, niezależnie od odległości i kosztów ponoszonych na dotarcie do niej. Dalsza analiza wykazała, że odległość, czas podróży, koszt transportu i tryb podróży mają duże znaczenie dla wykorzystania placówek opieki zdrowotnej. W tym celu należy zapewnić więcej placówek opieki zdrowotnej, które powinny znajdować się bliżej mieszkańców, tak aby można było dotrzeć do nich w jak najkrótszym czasie, szczególnie w dzielnicach Ondo North i Ondo South.
Year
Volume
18
Issue
3
Pages
1135-1151
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Dates
published
2018-09-01
Contributors
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria.
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Nigeria
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Nigeria
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