Knowledge and Perception of Rural Communities in Abuja Nigeria on Community Based Health Insurance Scheme

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Authors : Christiana Ogben


Accessing the knowledge and perception of healthcare consumers towards community based health insurance scheme (CBHIS) is valuable in investigating the implementation of the scheme. This study aims to evaluate the knowledge and perception of healthcare consumers towards CBHIS since its inception in FCT. A cross-sectional survey was used on a sample size of 287 for this study. Data was collected through paper-based questionnaire and analyzed through SPSS. Findings imply that there was a high level of awareness of CBHIS among the study population but little knowledge of how the scheme is financed. Satisfaction level was significant to household size (p<0.001). 


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