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Table 7 Difficulties faced by the healthcare providers in government hospitals in treating DSD population in three major divisions of Bangladesh

From: Barriers in access to healthcare services for individuals with disorders of sex differentiation in Bangladesh: an analysis of regional representative cross-sectional data

# Difficulties Dhaka (%) Chittagong (%) Rajshahi (%) Overall
(%)
1 All papers documents supplied by the hospital’s authority merely consider either male or female patient. 33.23 42.64 28.71 34.85
2 Some physicians do not prefer to treat DSD patients 11.34 10.61 12.57 11.51
3 General people gather around DSD patient which hinder hospital management. 10.14 15.48 23.93 16.51
4 DSD patients enter hospitals with an excess number of companions (DSD persons) which hinder hospital management. 12.61 10.33 9.62 10.84
5 Hospital’s staff suspect that DSD population enter the hospital to ask for charity instead of illness issues. 32.73 21.01 25.20 26.30
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