Table 1

Care seeking pattern for childhood illness

Type of care sought

No of children

%


Was taken to pharmacist for medical care

135

46.2

Was taken to medical doctor

77

26.4

Purchased medicines from a pharmacy

44

15.1

Home treatment with traditional remedies

26

8.9

Waited for illness to subside/no action taken

8

2.7

Was taken to temple/traditional healer

2

0.6

Total

292

100


Sreeramareddy et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2006 6:7   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-6-7

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