The cost of medical expenditure still is a cause of concern for Indians, finds a survey. Getting treated is still considered to be expensive in India explains a survey.
In the study conducted by Ipsos, an independent market research company, 35 percent of Indians think the quality of medical treatment was poor while 30 percent were disappointed with the low standard of cleanliness in medical institutes,
‘People have been found to be optimistic too, nearly 60 percent of them believe that money spent on health care would reduce in the next ten years.’
For the study, more than 1,000 Indians were surveyed aged between 16-64 from April to June.
However, there was optimism among Indians where 60 percent felt that expenditure on healthcare would reduce in the next ten years while 69 percent believed that the quality of medical treatment would get better in the next decade.
"Making health care affordable to all should be addressed by governments and healthcare providers around the globe as it is among the top three concerns. Lifestyle changes can prevent some of these dreaded diseases," said Monica Gangwani, Head, Ipsos Healthcare.