Emergency obstetric care in Mali: catastrophic spending and its impoverishing effects on households
Catherine Arsenault, Pierre Fournier, Aline Philibert, Koman Sissoko, Aliou Coulibaly, Caroline Tourigny, Mamadou Traoré & Alexandre Dumont
Volume 91, Number 3, March 2013, 207-216
Table 5. Coping strategies employed in the face of catastrophic expenditure resulting from emergency obstetric care, Kayes, Mali, 2008–2011
|Strategya||No. (%) (n = 56)|
|Selling assetsb||24 (42.9)|
|Use of savings or regular earnings||17 (30.4)|
|Transfers from abroad||17 (30.4)|
|Help from the local social network||12 (21.4)|
a Multiple answers per household.
b Animals (livestock), agricultural product (crops), a motorcycle, a bicycle and car parts.