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Table 1 Village profiles

From: Access to and use of medicines in the Annapurna region of Western Nepal and possible impacting factors

Non-tourist village Tourist village
  Rivan Dhampus Ghandruk Manang
Location North of Kaski (900 m–2000 m and above) North of Kaski (800 m–1600 m and above) North of Kaski (1000 m–3000 m and above) North part of Manang (3000 m and above)
Population (Households) 364 620 1102 131
Average household size 3.66 4.09 3.87 4.81
Total population 1332 2537 4265 630
Source of income Agriculture and remittances Agriculture, remittances and tourism Agriculture, remittances and tourism Agriculture and tourism
Access to healthcare services Sub-health post, >  2 h to reach hospital Sub-health post, <  1 h to reach hospital Health post with pharmacy service, >  4 h to reach hospital Health Post, NGO clinic, Tourist medical post, >  2 days to reach hospital