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Table 4 Barriers to care

From: The personal and clinical impact of screen-detected maternal rheumatic heart disease in Uganda: a prospective follow up study

  BPG, n (%) Retention in medical care, n (%)
Transportation cost/availability 18/40 (45%) 21/40 (53%)
Drug cost 12/40 (30%) 9/40 (23%)
Lack of healthcare workers 9/40 (23%) 9/40 (23%)
Distance 3/40 (8%) 6/40 (15%)
Fear of injection 6/40 (15%) 3/40 (8%)
Misunderstanding or lack of understanding of disease process 3/40 (8%)
Conflict with husband/family 3/40 (8%) 3/40 (8%)
Drug availability 1/40 (3%) 2/40 (5%)
Other 4/40 (10%) 1/40 (3%)