ProjectClue.com WhatsApp or Call Us

projectclue whatsapp icon07030248044

Project Topic:

A REGRESSION ANALYSIS ON THE IMPACT OF PER CAPITA INCOME ON THE HEALTH CARE COST (A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF UYO TEACHING HOSPITAL)

Project Information:

 Format: MS WORD ::   Chapters: 1-5 ::   Pages: 33 ::   Attributes: Abstract  ::   3,194 people found this useful

Project Department:

PSYCHOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT TOPICS, RESEARCH WORKS AND MATERIALS

Project Body:

ABSTRACT

This study was intended to study the impact of per capita income on health care cost. The objective of the study was toexamine the relationship between per capita income and health care cost of patients. Secondary data sources were used and data was analyzed using the regression statistical tool at 5% level of significance which was presented in frequency tables and percentage. The study majorly focuses on the statistical relationship between per capita income and health care cost in Nigeria.

The study findings revealed that there is a relationship between per capita income and health care cost in Nigeria; based on the findings from the study, efforts should be made by the Nigerian government and stakeholders in ensuring an affordable health care cost for all irrespective of class and social standing.

 

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background of the study

Per capita income in Nigeria as we all know has a lot to do with the day to day live of Nigerians as it determines the quality of services rendered with the health care sector having a lot to do with per capita income of Nigeria.It is important for policymakers to know the relationship between health care expenditure and income, knowing this relationship helps them to make wise judgments, plan health reforms, and allocate resources efficiently. In Nigeria, health care cost is a direct consequence of per capita income as the amount of money earned determines the quality of health care rendered. Okoro (2011: 46).  Per capita income is simply means the mean money income received in the past 12 months computed for every man, woman, and child in a geographic area. It is derived by dividing the total income of all people 15 years old and over in a geographic area by the total population in that area (Wikipedia). Per capita income for a geographical area or country like Nigeria has a lot to do with economic development amongst health care cost. Health is a delicate sector in Nigeria; a healthy nation is a nation that achieves great economic development and progress.  Per capita income determines in some sort the health care cost. Nigeria being a developing country needs to know the unique relationship between the per capita income and health care cost. Understanding this would help in programming holistic health care laws that would assist and protect the poor who do not have access to quality health care. Nigeria is a country blessed with several health care outlets ranging from teaching hospitals to clinics and health research institutes just to mention but a few. The availability of these centers isn’t enough in confronting health care challenges in Nigeria. The holistic improvement of health care gores beyond just building of hospitals. This hospitals need to be affordable to the poor masses a vast majority which live on less than a dollar daily.  

Aim and objective of the study

It is important for policymakers to know the relationship between health care expenditure and per capita income, knowing this relationship helps them to make wise judgments, plan health reforms, and allocate resources efficiently and at the same time help in accommodating the poor in quality health care delivery bearing in mind the health care cost.

Statement of the General problem

Quality health care delivery and its cost has been a major problem in Nigeria, a vast majority of Nigerians are being denied quality health care delivery as a result of its cost. This sole problem has led us into this research work inother to know the relationship between health care cost and per capita income in other to advice policy makers in ways of making holistic plans that would have a positive far reaching effect on Nigerians, especially the poor in the society.

Significance of the study

A cardinal significance of this study seeks to advice policy makers on the best way to make robust plans on quality health care cost in relation to per capita income. This would help policy makers in effective distribution of resources. This study seeks to recommend ways of making health sector accessible by all and sundry which would help the poor gain access to quality health care delivery.

Scope of the study

The scope of this study is on the impact of per capita income on the health care cost (a case study of university of uyo teaching hospital)

Limitation of the study

A major limitation of this study is lack of sufficient data to carry out the study. There were presence of missing data but this missing data wasn’t significant enough to affect the potency of the study and its analysis.

Research hypothesis

H0: There is no significant impact of per capita income on health care cost.

H1: There is a significant impact of per capita income on health care cost.

Definition of Terms

  • Per capita income:this is the mean money income received in the past 12months computed for every man, woman, and child in a geographical area.
  • Health: the condition of a person’s body or mind.
  • Health care: the organized provision of medical care to individuals or communities.

 

 

 

 

Get the complete project »


Instant Share On Social Media:


Can't find what you are looking for?
Call (+234) 07030248044.

OTHER SIMILAR PSYCHOLOGY PROJECTS AND MATERIALS

AN INVESTIGATION INTO PSYCHO-SOCIAL FACTORS IN PREDICTING CAREER DECISION AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KANU L.G.A OF NASARAWA STATE)

 Format: MS WORD ::   Chapters: 1 - 5 ::   Pages: 85 ::   Attributes: Questionnaire, Data Analysis, Abstract  ::   3284 engagements

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY In a situation where a nation's socio-economic status is declining, and its economic stability is shaky, an individual's ability to choo...Continue reading »

BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACH TO LEVEL OF ANXIETY AMONG YOUNG ADULTS (A CASE OF AKURE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ONDO STATE)

 Format: MS WORD ::   Chapters: 1 - 5 ::   Pages: 83 ::   Attributes: Questionnaire, Data Analysis, Abstract  ::   3183 engagements

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by physical, mental, cognitive and behavioral components. Anxiety disorder is an...Continue reading »

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN IN AN ORGANIZATION (A case study of champions’ breweries Uyo Akwa Ibom State)

 Format: MS WORD ::   Chapters: 1-5 ::   Pages: 80 ::   Attributes: Questionnaire, Data Analysis,Abstract

CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Introduction The modern world is information oriented, thus management becomes more concerned about communication with employees. Hence communication is vital tool for effective mana...Continue reading »

EFFECT OF MARITAL PROBLEMS ON THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF JOS NORTH LGA PLATEAU STATE)

 Format: MS WORD ::   Chapters: 1 - 5 ::   Pages: 60 ::   Attributes: Questionnaire, Data Analysis, Abstract  ::   7617 engagements

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Marriage is a basic institution in every society designed by God as a social agreement between two individuals to become husband and wife (Becker, 2...Continue reading »

EFFECT OF PARENTAL CARE ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS

 Format: MS WORD ::   Chapters: 1-5 ::   Pages: 73 ::   Attributes: Questionnaire, Data Analysis,Abstract

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Millions of children around the world are growing up without one or both of their parents. Many more are at risk of separation, due to the impa...Continue reading »

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND JOB SATISFACTION AS PREDICTORS OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

 Format: MS WORD ::   Chapters: 1-5 ::   Pages: 72 ::   Attributes: Questionnaire, Data Analysis,Abstract  ::   6931 engagements

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Emotional intelligence (EI) is a new concept, which has been used and defined in the management literature since 1990. Different studies have de...Continue reading »

What are looking for today?

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING:
  • 1. Abubakar Sani from Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission said "I had a wonderful experience using ProjectClue, they delivered not only on time, but the content had good quality. I recommend ProjectClue for any project research work.".
    Rating: Excellent
  • 2. Ogunniran Olawale from Ekiti state university said "Projectclue is really safe and reliable Quick access to project works Nice customer service Fast delivery of request Recommend this toy fellow students ".
    Rating: Excellent
  • 3. Fahat Nasir from isa kaita college of education dutsinma said "Fish farming a solution unemployment ".
    Rating: Very Good
  • 4. Ajimbi Oluwarotimi from Theology school osun said "Good ".
    Rating: Very Good
  • 5. Clement Abdullahi Ogiji from National Open University of Nigeria said "I am a living witness and have recommended project clue to a lot of students, so far none have been disappointed, very reliable and, trustworthy and dependable".
    Rating: Excellent
  • 6. Jhuee from Sultan national high school said "Good quality. I recommend project clue for any project research work.".
    Rating: Excellent