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Table 8 Physical access and availability of services – HUES 2007/2010

From: Promoting universal financial protection: health insurance for the poor in Georgia – a case study

Indicator Year Total Urban Rural
Percentage of total population with access within 15 minutes by normal means of travel to a facility where they would normally see a doctor 2007 42.4 55.6 31.4
2010 49.7*** 62.6** 37.6**
Percentage of total population with access within 30 minutes by normal means of travel to a facility where they would normally see a doctor 2007 81.9 93.5 72.5
2010 85.5** 93.6 77.8*
Percent of health facilities (other than ambulatory) where a doctor is reported to be present for 5 or more days a week. 2007 98.1 99.3 95.9
2010 99.0* 99.4 98.0
  1. Notes: Statistical significance of difference with baseline figure: ***P <0.01; **P <0.05; *P <0.1.
  2. Source: Authors and MoLHSA 2011 [27].