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Table 1 General characteristics of the participants and accessible health facilities (n = 999)

From: Health problems and utilization of health services among Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals in Bangladesh

Socio-demographic information FDMN in makeshift settlement
n (%)
FDMN in host community
n (%)
Host community
n (%)
Total
n (%)
Ethnicity
Bengali 14 (3.3) 41 (11.5) 212 (99.1) 267 (26.7)
FDMNs 411 (96) 316 (88.5) 0 (0) 727 (72.8)
Rakhaine/Murma/Chakma/Others 3 (0.7) 0 (0) 2 (0.9) 5 (0.5)
Religion
Islam 426 (99.5) 356 (99.7) 213 (99.5) 995 (99.6)
Others 2 (0.5) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.5) 4 (0.4)
Age
≤ 19 years 64 (15) 50 (14.1) 12 (5.7) 126 (12.7)
20–29 273 (63.8) 217 (61.3) 145 (69.4) 635 (64.1)
30–39 82 (19.2) 79 (22.3) 47 (22.5) 208 (21)
40 and above 9 (2.1) 8 (2.3) 5 (2.4) 22 (2.2)
Marital status
Married (living with husband/family) 400 (93.5) 337 (94.4) 209 (97.7) 946 (94.7)
Separated/widow (living alone) 28 (6.5) 20 (5.6) 5 (2.3) 53 (5.3)
Occupation of the women
Housewife/unemployed 343 (96.1) 207 (96.7) 948 (94.9) 343 (96.1)
Employed (small business, daily wager) 14 (3.9) 7 (3.3) 51 (5.1) 14 (3.9)
Occupation of the household head
Unskilled labourer/daily wages 345 (80.6) 158 (44.3) 106 (49.5) 609 (61)
Skilled labourer/service 19 (4.4) 25 (7) 52 (24.3) 96 (9.6)
Small business 38 (8.9) 12 (3.4) 35 (16.4) 85 (8.5)
Farming/Fishing/agricultural worker 14 (3.3) 157 (44) 20 (9.3) 191 (19.1)
Unemployed 12 (2.8) 5 (1.4) 1 (0.5) 18 (1.8)
≤ 4000 (US$ 51) 94 (22.8) 76 (21.6) 19 (9.1) 189 (19.4)
4000–5000 (US$ 51–64) 64 (15.5) 74 (21) 14 (6.7) 152 (15.6)
5001–6000 (US$ 64–77) 142 (34.4) 112 (31.8) 48 (23) 302 (31)
6001–9000 (US$ 77–115) 56 (13.6) 53 (15.1) 25 (12) 134 (13.8)
≥ 9000 (US$ 115 and above) 57 (13.8) 37 (10.5) 103 (49.3) 197 (20.2)
Accessible health facilities
Government health facility* 77 (18.0) 143 (40.1) 59 (27.6) 279 (27.9)
NGO Clinics 329 (76.9) 204 (57.1) 48 (22.4) 581 (58.2)
Private clinics 159 (37.1) 204 (57.1) 184 (86.0) 547 (54.8)
Health facilities frequently visited
Government health facility* 62 (14.5) 127 (35.6) 57 (26.6) 246 (24.6)
NGO Clinic 310 (72.4) 190 (53.2) 39 (18.2) 539 (54.0)
Private health facility 148 (34.6) 211 (59.1) 182 (85.0) 541 (54.2)
  1. *Community clinic; Satelite clinic/ expanded program of immunization outreach clinic; Upazila health and family welfare centre; Upazila health complex; Maternal and child welfare centre; and District hospital