To be treated in Ukraine is bad and expensive – survey

Лечиться в Украине плохо и дорого - опрос

Ukrainians believe that the medicine is too expensive and bad

Almost half of the respondents believes that medical services have become worse.

Over the past two years the overall quality of government health services has deteriorated.So consider 47% of survey participants, conducted by the Sociological group Rating in July-August 2017. Only 10% saw improvement.

A third (34%) believe that the level of quality of government health services, nothing has changed, and 9% were undecided.

The vast majority of respondents (71%) more confidence in the advice for the treatment or maintenance of a healthy lifestyle received from relatives and friends. Almost the same high level of confidence in the context of treatment tips, the respondents Express the medical staff:

  • the ambulance trust the most – 68% of respondents
  • qualified nurses – 66% of pharmacists and pharmacists – 65%,
  • family doctors and therapists – the least among health care workers – 63%.

Interestingly, half of respondents (51%) trust the advice of the teacher of medical specialties, yet almost as many (46%) athletes.

The advice of priests and Ministers of the Church entrusts a third of respondents (31%), but the traditional healers and psychics listen 15%.

Only 4% said that they trusted the advice on the treatment or management of healthy lifestyle people’s deputies.

Absolute majority of respondents (93%) private health insurance, respectively, have only 7%.

Significantly increased the number of those who claim that the treatment for them and their families is very expensive: from 39% in October last year to 61%. Only 13% of respondents said that the treatment for them is more or less affordable.

The survey was conducted among the population of Ukraine aged 18 years and older. The sample is representative by age, sex, region and type of settlement. The sample of 1,200 respondents. Personal formalized interview (face-to-face). Error of a representativeness of research: not more than 2.8%. The period of completion: 26 July -2 August 2017.

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