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    Poverty and AFI Dataset

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    Data underlying the publication titled, "The relationship between poverty and healthcare seeking among patients hospitalized with acute febrile illnesses in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

    Patterns of care-seeking among participants prior to referral hospital admission.

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    <p>Patterns among MPI poor adults (A.), MPI non-poor adults (B.), MPI poor children (C.) and MPI non-poor children (D.). Arrows represent transitions between providers. Arrow sizes are proportional to the number of participants making a transition between each pair of care providers, and ordered by frequency from top to bottom for the transitions between home and initial source of help, and by frequency from left to right for transitions between sources of help consulted prior to the referral hospital. Transitions undertaken by fewer than 2% of the group are not illustrated.</p

    MPI score <i>vs</i>. average household income per adult equivalent per month.

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    <p>The correlation is significant with a P-value of <0.001 and a Spearman’s rho of -0.37. Thresholds for MPI and US2.00dailyincomeperadultequivalent(adjustedtotheWorldBank’sprivateindividualpurchasingpowerparityestimate)areshownforreference.562.00 daily income per adult equivalent (adjusted to the World Bank’s private individual purchasing power parity estimate) are shown for reference. 56% of study households fall below the wealth threshold of US2.00/adult/day, and 51% fall below the MPI threshold for classification as multidimensionally poor.</p

    Cumulative histograms of time to key stages in care-seeking.

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    <p>The total timespan from onset of symptoms to arrival at the referral hospital is subdivided into three stages: (A, B) time until the first decision to seek help outside the home; (C, D) time from this decision until escalation to a referral hospital; (E, F) time from the decision to escalate until arrival. Panels G and H represent the cumulative timecourse of all three stages for adults and children respectively.</p