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Table 2 Mean distance (km) and time taken to reach the nearest healthcare providers

From: Traversing the margins: Access to healthcare by Bakarwals in remote and conflict-prone Himalayan regions of Jammu and Kashmir

Provider accessed Winter settlement Summer settlement
Distance Time Distance Time
Public 10 2.5 h 100.3 20 h/2 days
Private 9.5 2.4 h 98.7 20 h/2 days
Traditional healing 2 30 min 0.5 15 min
Pharmacy 8 1.1 h 50 8 h/1 day