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Table 1 Sources of information about infantile colic

From: Self-medication for infants with colic in Lagos, Nigeria

Source Frequency
(n = 683)
Percentage
(%)
Parents/grand parents 190 27.8
Experience from previous child/children 163 23.9
Experience from previous child/children + Parents/grand parents 61 8.9
In-laws 50 7.3
Parents/grand parents + in-laws 41 6.0
Friends 23 3.4
Traditional birth attendants 22 3.2
Friends + parents/grand parents 20 2.9
Experience from previous child/children + Friends 19 2.8
Hospital 15 2.2
Nurse 12 1.8
Health centre 11 1.6
Neighbours 11 1.6
Friends + relations + parents/grand parents 10 1.5
Friends + relations 9 1.3
Reading from books/TV/Radio programmes 9 1.3
Relations 9 1.3
Internet 8 1.2