Table 5

Range of health care options chosen by interview respondents (n=450)
Different health care providers Choices of providers
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
n* % n % n % n % n %
Unqualified health providers
Village doctor 294 65.3 118 26.2 47 11.3 46 18.2 17 19.8
Drug store 44 9.8 45 10.0 33 8.0 10 4.0 0 0
Folk medicine 5 1.1 36 8.0 33 8.0 6 2.4 1 1.2
Self-Medication 51 11.3 27 6.1 11 2.7 5 2.0 0 0
Family Welfare Assistant/Visitors 2 0.4 9 2 6 1.4 5 2 0 0
Homeopath 3 0.7 8 1.8 29 7.0 39 15.4 12 14.0
Spiritual treatment 1 0.2 1 .2 5 1.2 11 4.3 8 9.3
Subtotal of UHP 400 88.8 244 54.2 164 39.6 122 48.3 38 44.3
Qualified health providers
Upazila health complex/MBBS 3 0.6 103 23.4 174 42 78 30.8 29 33.7
Union health/Satellite Clinic 0 0 18 4.1 18 4.3 7 2.8 2 2.3
Private Clinic 2 .4 6 1.4 17 4.1 28 11.1 15 17.5
Paramedics 45 10.0 69 15.7 41 9.9 18 7.1 2 2.3
Subtotal of QHP 50 11.0 196 44.6 250 60.3 131 51.8 48 55.8

n=number.

Q: What was your choice of health providers for your family members in case of climate sensitive diseases and sickness?

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Haque et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:565   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-565

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