An Analytical Study of Patients’ Health Problems in Public Hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

International Journal of Business and Social Science Vol. 3 No. 5; March 2012

11 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2012

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Arab Naz

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Waseem Khan

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Umar Daraz

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Mohammad Hussain

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Tariq Khan

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Date Written: June 12, 2012

Abstract

This research study investigates various problems that are faced by patients in Central Public Hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Under the elaborated dimensional analyses, the study aims to identify the scarcity of facilities in public hospitals that adversely affect patients‟ health. A comprehensive survey was made of the hospitals situated in the research area through structured interview schedule in order to record the perception of respondents regarding health problems in public hospitals. A total of 150 respondents particularly patients were randomly selected in the mentioned hospital. The data has been statistically verified in the form of chi-square test and correlation technique in order to examine the association and relationship of dependant and independent variables. It has been found that patients in public hospital face variety of problems in health sector in regard of facilities and treatment. It has been suggested that proper attention of government, provision of sound infrastructure and proper medical equipments with check and balance and health facilities will reduced the existing problem at public hospital.

Keywords: Key Words: Health, Hospital, Public Hospital, Patients Problems, Existing Facilities in Hospitals, Medial Equipments

Suggested Citation

Naz, Arab and Khan, Waseem and Daraz, Umar and Hussain, Mohammad and Khan, Tariq, An Analytical Study of Patients’ Health Problems in Public Hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan (June 12, 2012). International Journal of Business and Social Science Vol. 3 No. 5; March 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2083034

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Waseem Khan

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Umar Daraz

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Mohammad Hussain

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Tariq Khan

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