In pursuance of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated December 7, 2018 No. PP-5590 “On comprehensive measures for the radical improvement of the healthcare system of the Republic of Uzbekistan”, a sample survey of household spending on medical care was carried out in January-August 2019 in accordance with the request of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan .
The purpose of this survey was to study the costs of outpatient and inpatient treatment, as well as the costs of medicines and medical services. The survey was conducted by the territorial statistical authorities with the participation of 121 interviewers and 14 supervisors. 6672 households were surveyed.
In order to improve the quality of the survey and timely eliminate the identified shortcomings, the staff of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics carried out monitoring and provided practical assistance to specialists of the territorial divisions with field visits.
Over the course of eight months, on the 25th of each month, the results of a sample survey in the form of an electronic database of household spending on medical services were provided to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
During the Zdrav-3 sample survey, Goskomstat employees actively participated with proposals to further improve the quality of the data generated related to the living standards of the population and fulfilled their duties in full in a timely manner.