Utilization of TB control services in Kenya. Analysis of wealth inequalities. Christy Hanson, PhD, MPH World Health Organization Stop TB Department. Trends in Tuberculosis: Kenya. 62.3% of population lives on <$2/day (1994) 50+% of TB patients are HIV+.
Analysis of wealth inequalities
Christy Hanson, PhD, MPH
World Health Organization
Stop TB Department
Source: WHO reports: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,2001
2000TB and HIV in Kenya
Source: B. Williams, WHO Geneva
88% of Kenyans with illness sought care from formal sector
4 points in service delivery
3% of patients completing treatment are among the poorest quintile
Where patients go treatmentvs.
Where the system provides DOTS
Factors associated with selection of public sector DOTS provider as 1st choice