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Table 4 Payments for health services reported by patients exiting the health facility

From: Informal payments in public hospitals in Malawi: the case of Kamuzu Central Hospital

  Male   Female  
N     
  134   164  
  Yes No Yes No
  % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
Knowledge of payment for services 110(74–87) 24(13–25) 131(72–85) 33(14–27)
Of those who paid for services received, the median amount paid (MK):     
N Median (IQR)   Median (IQR)  
  62   66  
Services paid for 1000(2250.00–5000.00)   600(2000.00–6000.00)  
N 52   67  
  Health care worker Patient Health care worker Patient
  % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
Who initiated the informal payment 87(74–94) 13(07–25) 87(75–92) 13(07–25)