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Table 2 Financial Assistance

From: Perception of Cervical Cancer Patients on their Financial Challenges in Western Kenya

Sources of financial assistance None n (%) Little n (%) Moderate n (%) Substantial n (%)
Friends 243 (73%) 91 (27%) 0 (%) 0 (%)
Colleagues 303 (91%) 31 (9%) 0 (%) 0 (%)
Relatives 84 (25%) 218 (65%) 32 (10%) 0 (%)
Well-wishers 334 (100%) 0 (%) 0 (%) 0 (%)
Charity Organizations 270 (81%) 43 (13%) 0 (%) 21 (6%)
Church 136 (40%) 156 (47%) 32 (10%) 10 (3%)
  1. Key, None: Did not receive any financial assistance, Little: Received about 10% of total cost, Moderate: Received about 30% of total cost, Substantial: Received about 90% and above of total cost, well-wisher: A person who is not a friend, colleague or a church-mate to a cervical cancer patient, and not a member or affiliated to any charity organization but offers to give financial assistance to a patient.