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Table 2 Barriers to surgical care index and individual dimension scores by gender in the northernmost regions of Ghana

From: Barriers to essential surgical care experienced by women in the two northernmost regions of Ghana: a cross-sectional survey

  Total Women Men p-value
Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
BSC Index (out of 10) 7.7 (3.6–9.4) 7.4 (3.9–9.1) 7.9 (3.9–9.4) 0.002
Acceptability (out of 18) 14.0 (6.0–18.0) 14.0 7.0–18.0) 15.0 (8.0–18.0) 0.05
Affordability (out of 18) 13.5 (0.0–18.0) 13.5 (0.0–18.0) 13.5 (0.0–18.0) 0.13
Accessibility (out of 18) 14.4 (3.6–18.0) 14.4 (3.6–18.0) 14.4 (7.2–18.0) 0.001
  1. BSC barriers to surgical care, IQR interquartile range