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Submitted by Prashanth on

Interesting, for me especially the India in blue. Various figures are quoted and requoted in public health literature. The most often quoted one that I have seen is 90% outpatient care being private sector provided in India. Indian government documents put it at 80% and the figures for my state (Karnataka) from a recent survey of about 4000 households puts it at 69%. Of course, there is wide variation within India on such figures. There are vast regions even in the relatively better-off districts and states in southern India with very sparse private sector presence. The average has a strong message nonetheless.