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Can the health system deliver? Determinants of rural Liberians’ confidence in health care

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Following a protracted civil war, Liberia is rebuilding its health system and expanding access to health care to previously underserved rural populations. Researchers, including JSI's Rose Jallah Macauley, analyzed the determinants of Liberians' confidence in their ability to obtain health services in the case of serious illness. The study surveyed 1435 adults in rural Nimba County, and logistic regression models were estimated with reported ability to obtain health services for serious illness as the dependent variable, and demographics, health need, health system characteristics and informal health care as independent variables.

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