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Table 4 Perceived health service quality compared with pre-EVD outbreak in Guèndembou and Bolodou sub-districts, September–October 2017, Guinea

From: Do memories of the Ebola virus disease outbreak influence post-Ebola health seeking behaviour in Guéckédou district (epicentre) in Guinea? A cross-sectional study of children with febrile illness

    (N = 398)
Guèndembou (N = 196) Bolodou (N = 202) p valueg
More medicines are available    < 0·001
 Agree (%) 161 (82·1%) 60 (29·7%)  
More antimalarial medicines are available    0·011
 Agree (%) 171 (87·2%) 191 (94·6%)  
More rapid test kits for malaria diagnosis are available    0·002
 Agree (%) 184 (93·9%) 201 (99·5%)  
More health staff is available    < 0·001
 Agree (%) 168 (85·7%) 72 (35·6%)  
Shorter waiting time    0·008
 Agree (%) 135 (68·9%) 113 (55·9%)  
Health staff spend more time listening to patients    < 0·001
 Agree (%) 164 (83·7%) 98 (48·5%)  
Fewer cases are left without treatment    < 0·001
 Agree (%) 189 (96·4%) 127 (62·9%)  
Health staff is more reliable    < 0·001
 Agree (%) 157 (80·1%) 114 (56·4%)  
Health facilities are cleaner    0·002
 Agree (%) 194 (99·0%) 186 (92·1%)  
Cost of care is less expensive    < 0·001
 Agree (%) 70 (35·7%) 14 (6·9%)  
Better treatments are given    < 0·001
 Agree (%) 177 (90·3%) 121 (59·9%)  
  1. gChi-square test