The purpose of this research to analyse the determinants of hospital utilisation in urban poor societies in Indonesia. The data was part of the 2013 Basic Health Research (Riskesdas). The analysis involved 57,296 urban poor societies in Indonesia. Estimates used the binary logistic regression test. The result shows that age and marital status have an effect on hospital utilisation. those who worked having 1.512 times the likelihood of having utilised the hospital than those who did not work: while those who have insurance were 0.513 times more likely than those who were uninsured. Those who have a travel time of.15 minutes have 0.686 times the likelihood than those who have a travel time of >15 minutes. While those who require transportation costs IDR 10,000 to the hospital have a likelihood of 0.692 times more than those with transportation costs >IDR 10,000 in utilising the hospital. There were 6 determinants of Hospital Utilisation at Urban Poor Societies in Indonesia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)375-387
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Health management
  • Hospital utilisation
  • Urban poor society
  • Vulnerable communities


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