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Table 4 Mothers' awareness about danger signs of childhood illness

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

Danger sign Number of mothers aware (N = 292)
Child develops fever 149 (51.0%)
Child becomes sicker 132 (45.2%)
Child is drinking poorly 124 (42.5%)
Child is not able to drink or breastfeed 86 (29.5%)
Child has fast breathing 83 (28.4%)
Child has difficult breathing 65 (22.3%)
Child has blood in stool 30 (10.3%)