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Table 2 Health system literacy of caregivers among pediatric cancer patients in Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 102)

From: Determinants of delayed diagnosis among pediatric cancer patients from Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Mekelle, Northern Ethiopia

Variables /categoryDelayed diagnosis
YesNo
First facility visited
 Health Center30 (71.4%)12 (28.6%)
 Hospital32 (72.7%)12(%27.3)
 Private Clinic7 (63.6%)4 (36.4%)
 ACSH2 (40%)3 (60%)
Source for referral
 Health Center27 (71.1%)11 (28.9%)
 Hospital33 (76.7%)10 (23.3%)
 Private Clinic11 (68.7%)5 (31.3%)