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Table 1 Care seeking pattern for childhood illness

From: Care seeking behaviour for childhood illness- a questionnaire survey in western Nepal

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