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Table 1 Health care needs among adult Syrian Refugees in Jordan

From: Health service access and utilization among Syrian refugees in Jordan

  Survey total
% 95 CI
Reason for needing health servicesb n = 1212
 Injury 9.7 [8.2,11.5]
 Infection/communicable diseasec 21.5 [19.3,23.9]
 Chronic/non-communicable disease 21.1 [18.8,23.6]
 Dental care 8.0 [6.5,9.8]
 Skin problem 3.9 [2.9,5.3]
 Emotional or mental health 1.5 [0.9,2.4]
 Gastrointestinal 4.4 [3.3,5.9]
 Renal 4.0 [2.9,5.3]
 Eye problem 2.3 [1.6,3.2]
 Obstetric/Gynecological 6.5 [5.2,8.1]
 Joint Pain 5.1 [4.0,6.6]
 Other 12.0 [10.2,14.0]
Timeframe when care was last neededb
 Less than two weeks ago 37.8 [34.8,40.8]
 2 weeks to less than 1 month ago 23.8 [21.4,26.4]
 1 month to less than 3 months ago 22.0 [19.7,24.5]
 3 months to less than 6 months ago 9.3 [7.8,11.1]
 6 months to less than 1 year ago 4.9 [3.8,6.3]
 More than 1 year ago 2.1 [1.4,3.2]
Received care last time care was neededb
 Yes 86.1 [83.6,88.2]
 No 13.9 [11.8,16.4]
Reason for deciding not to seek cared n = 169
 Could not afford provider costs 64.5 [56.7,71.6]
 No transportation/difficult to access 4.1 [2.0,8.3]
 Could not afford transportation costs 1.8 [0.6,5.3]
 Equipment or drugs are inadequate 5.3 [2.9,9.6]
 Disliked treatment on previous visit(s) 3.0 [1.2,6.9]
 Could not take time/other commitments 0.6 [0.1,4.1]
 Did not know where to go 5.9 [3.4,10.2]
 Not sick enough to seek care 6.5 [3.6,11.6]
 Appointment scheduled/still waiting 5.3 [2.8,9.9]
 Other 3.0 [1.3,6.8]
  1. aNo significant differences were observed for any indicators in the table in three way comparisons by region
  2. bAs percent of cases where it was reported that care was needed in Jordan
  3. cIncluding cough, cold, flu
  4. dAs percent of cases that did not seek care last time it was needed in Jordan