Table 2

Actions taken when falling ill during 1269 illness episodes in 1097 patients interviewed in the household survey

Action taken/where care was sought from

Number (N = 1269)

Percentage


Did nothing

130

10.3

Self treated

452

35.6

Public health units

254

20.0

Private not for profit (PNFP)

81

6.4

Private for profit (PFP)

273

21.5

Traditional practitioners

73

5.8

Other

6

0.5

Total treatment episodes

1269

100


Konde-Lule et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:29   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-29

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