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Table 5 Opportunity costs for healthcare-seeking at community medicine distributors by location

From: Household health care-seeking costs: experiences from a randomized, controlled trial of community-based malaria and pneumonia treatment among under-fives in eastern Uganda

  Rural (n = 304) Urban (n = 166) Overall (n = 470)
Variable Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Travel time (minutes) 21.6 20.4 13.7 23.9 18.8 22
Waiting time (minutes) 8.9 8.2 7.4 5.9 8.4 7.5
Total time (minutes) 30.5 23.4 21.1 25 27.2 24.3
Distance travelled (km) 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3