Table 3

Referrals among healthcare stakeholders

DRCBurundiTotalP value
N=89N=64N=153
Have you ever been referred from a traditional healer to the clinic or hospital?0.028
 Yes14 (16.1%)3 (4.7%)17 (11.3%)
 No73 (83.9%)61 (95.3%)134 (88.7%)
Have you ever been referred from the hospital or clinic to a traditional healer?0.20
 Yes5 (5.6%)1 (1.6%)6 (3.9%)
 No84 (94.4%)63 (98.4%)147 (96.1%)
Have you ever been referred from a community health worker to go to a traditional healer?0.81
 Yes1 (1.1%)1 (1.6%)2 (1.3%)
 No88 (98.9%)63 (98.4%)151 (98.7%)
Have you ever been referred from a community health worker to go to the hospital?0.50
 Yes78 (87.6%)55 (85.9%)133 (86.9%)
 No11 (12.4%)8 (12.5%)19 (12.4%)
 I do not know0 (0.0%)1 (1.6%)1 (0.7%)
Have you ever left the refugee camp to search for health services without a legal permit?0.13
 Yes18 (20.2%)7 (10.9%)25 (16.3%)
 No71 (79.8%)57 (89.1%)128 (83.7%)
  • DRC, Democratic Republic of the Congo.