2022 SEP 23 (NewsRx) — By a
“Introduction: Utilization of contemporary health services in developing nations has remained low.
“However, high dropout and low enrolment rates hamper implementation of CBHI scheme. This study is aimed at assessing CBHI membership renewal and associated factors among communities in
“Results: Membership renewal of the community was 67.3%. Family size (AOR=2.54; 95%CI: 1.26-5.12), knowledge (AOR=1.87; 95%CI: 1.05-3.32), years of enrollment (AOR=2.22; 95%CI: 1.39-3.54), enrollment fee contributor (AOR=9.16; 95%CI: 5.29-15.82), benefit packages (AOR=1.99; 95%CI: 1.18-3.35), trust in CBHI scheme (AOR=3.53; 95%CI: 2.12-5.86), training (AOR=1.81; 95%CI 1.01-3.21), chronic illness (AOR=6.82; 95%CI: 3.80-12.24) and having children under five (AOR=1.98; 95%CI: 1.27-3.10) were significantly associated with CBHI membership renewal. Low level of awareness, limited benefit packages, unaffordable premium, poor quality health services, and shortage of supplies were determinant factors for CBHI membership renewal. Conclusion: CBHI membership renewal was low. Family size, knowledge, years of enrollment, fee contributor, benefits packages, trust in CBHI scheme, training, chronic illness and having children under five were significantly associated with CBHI membership renewal.
In addition, there are correctable gaps in community awareness, benefit packages, affordable premiums, quality health services, and availability of supplies. Hence, necessary measures at all levels must be taken to reduce dropouts from membership.”
This preprint has not been peer-reviewed.
For more information on this research see: http://medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.09.06.22278969v1
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