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Table 3 Types of injection used vs. health conditions

From: A comprehensive situation assessment of injection practices in primary health care hospitals in Bangladesh

Health conditions/Types of injection used Antibiotics (N = 2626) IV fluids (N = 1295) Analgesics/pain killers (N = 986) Vitamins (N = 896) Anti-histamines (N = 620)
  % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Acute Diarrhea 43.7 (1145) 31.4 (407) - - -
General weakness - 42.3 (600) - 91.7 (822) 5.7 (35)
Skin infection/itching 23.5 (617) 4.8 (62) 5.2 (51) - 73.6 (456)
Fever 22.7 (596) 14.5 (188) 63.4 (625) 3.6 (32) 9.2 (57)
Traumatic injury/assault/RTA 13.2 (347) 3.4 (44) 22.7 (224) 2.8 (25) 8.5 (53)
  1. RTA, road traffic accident; IV, intravenous