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Table 6 Reported travel and waiting time for cholera treatment

From: Cost of illness for cholera in a high risk urban area in Bangladesh: an analysis from household perspective

Facility Number of visit1 Average time spent (minute)
Travel time Waiting time Total time
Local pharmacy 291 11.6 1.5 13.1
Local MBBS physicians 25 25.1 13.2 38.3
icddr,b Mirpur hospital 266 48.4 4.3 52.7
icddr,b Dhaka hospital 137 80 4 84
Private clinics (ten other health facilities)2 33 56 16 72
Traditional practitioner 4 12.3 0 12.3
Other private clinic3 10 27.3 34 61.3
  1. 1)Multiple visits applied; 2)Patients frequently visit these hospitals; 3)Located outside ICVB surveillance area.