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Table 5 Types of self-therapies used by parents for their childrena (N = 386)

From: The difficulties experienced during the preparation and administration of oral drugs by parents at home: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

VariableFrequency (%)
Antipyretics386 (100)
Antibiotics102 (26.4)
Antidiarrheal37 (9.6)
Laxatives10 (2.6)
Antiemetic17 (4.4)
Cough drugs109 (28.2)
Colic drugs59 (15.3)
Creams56 (15.5)
Influenza drugs142 (36.8)
  1. aTotal exceeds 100 % as data are overlapping due to multiple answers