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Table 5 Mothers’ care-seeking behavior and place sought for care in Dire Dawa, Eastern Ethiopia, 2016

From: Mothers’ knowledge, attitude and practice towards the prevention and home-based management of diarrheal disease among under-five children in Diredawa, Eastern Ethiopia, 2016: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Category n %
Did you seek advice or treatment from someone outside of the home for (Name’s) diarrhea? Yes 289 98.0%
No 6 2.0%
Where did you first go for advice or treatment? Hospital 179 60.7%
Health center 91 30.8%
Health post 0 0.0%
PVO center 0 0.0%
Clinic 16 5.4%
Traditional practitioner 9 3.1%