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Determinants of hardship financing in coping with out of pocket payment for care seeking of under five children in selected rural areas of Bangladesh.

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Summary of "Determinants of hardship financing in coping with out of pocket payment for care seeking of under five children in selected rural areas of Bangladesh."

Around 63% of total health care expenditure in Bangladesh is mitigated through out of pocket payment (OOP). Heavy reliance on OOP at the time of care seeking poses great threat for financial impoverishment of the households. Households employ different strategies to cope with the associated financial hardship.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0196237

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