Poverty reduction programmes and sustainable health care utilization among residents in the northern senatorial district of Cross River State, Nigeria

  • Peter A Olabisi Betiang
  • Ekuri Kelly Bella
  • Catherine U. Angioha

Abstract

This study set out to investigate the impact of government poverty reduction programmes and health care utilization among residents of the Northern Senatorial District of Cross River State in Nigeria. The survey research design was adopted for the study and the stratified random sampling technique was adopted to select a sample of 2041 respondents from a population of 102,035. A modified four point likert instrument was used to gather data that was analyzed using the Pearson product moment correlation. The result of the analysis showed that there was a positive relationship between poverty reduction programmes and sustainable health care utilization among residents in the area of study. It was recommended that government and non-governmental   organizations should intensify efforts in providing equipment in health care facilities as this will improve patronage of such facilities and hence better well being for the people.

Published
2021-10-04
Section
Articles

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