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Table 5 Barriers to accessing health care

From: Access to health care and employment status of people with disabilities in South India, the SIDE (South India Disability Evidence) study

Parameter People with disability People without disability
  N % N %
Total (1992) 839 42.1 1153 57.9
Faced difficulty as did not know where to go for treatment 112 13.3 23 2.0
  Pearson chi2(1) =99.0981; P < 0.001
Cost of Transportation perceived as a barrier 112 13.3 25 2.2
  Pearson chi2(1) =94.7927; P < 0.001
Faced difficulty in being examined because of equipment at hospital 111 13.2 24 2.1
  Pearson chi2(1) =95.5363; P < 0.001
Faced difficulty because of hospital staff behavior 106 12.6 26 2.2
  Pearson chi2(1) =84.5499 P <0.001
Faced difficulty because building/ facilities were not user friendly 107 12.7 27 2.3
  Pearson chi2(1) =83.9000; P < 0.001