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Table 3 Health coping strategies by the survey participants (n=450)

From: Health coping strategies of the people vulnerable to climate change in a resource-poor rural setting in Bangladesh

Q: what did you do in case of climate sensitive diseases or sickness among your family members? Q: what were the choices of the strategies for health coping?
1st choice 2nd choice 3rd choice
Strategies for coping with health problems Yes Yes Yes Yes
n* % n % n % n %
Applied personal experiences & knowledge 363 80.8 245 54.4 119 26.4 0 0.0
Sought treatment (qualified/unqualified treatment) 446 99.3 195 43.3 246 54.7 3 0.7
Wanted to but could not afford 9 2.0 7 1.6 2 0.4 3 .7
Did nothing 3 0.7 3 0.7 1 0.2 23 5.1
Total    450 100.0     
*n=number         
  1. (Q: what did you do in case of climate sensitive diseases or sickness among your family members? and.
  2. Q: what were the choices of the strategies for health coping?).
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