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Table 3 Willingness to pay for podoconiosis treatment services

From: Podoconiosis patients’ willingness to pay for treatment services in Northwest Ethiopia: potential for cost recovery

Willingness to pay characteristics Number (%) Cumulative number (%)
Willing to pay for podoconiosis treatment services (n = 393)? Yes 286 (72.8) NA
No 107 (27.2) NA
Of those that agreed to pay (n = 286), individuals willing to pay the following: Full cost (330 Birr*) 44 (15.4) 44 (15.4)
3/4th of full cost (248 Birr) 14 (4.9) 58 (20.3)
½ of full cost (165 Birr) 47 (16.4) 105 (36.7)
Willing to pay for shoes if they get treatment supply free (n = 286) Full cost (250 Birr) 88 (30.8) 88 (30.8)
3/4th of full cost (188 Birr) 24 (8.4) 112 (39.2)
½ of full cost (125 Birr) 106 (37.1) 218 (76.3)
Would you be willing to pay for other family members (n = 393)? Yes 218 (55.5) NA
  No 175 (44.5) NA
  1. *Birr is the unit of currency in Ethiopia.
  2. NA = not applicable.