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Table 4 Types of health care providers visited (n=450)

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

Health Care Providers
Unqualified providers (UQP) Yes Qualified Providers (QP) Yes
n* % n %
Village doctor 416 92.7 Public   
Drug stores 341 75.9 Upazila Health Complex 136 30.3
Self-medication 302 67.3 Union Health/Satellite Clinic 100 22.3
FWA/FWV/Nurses 161 35.9 Private   
Medical assistant 39 8.7 Private clinic 160 35.5
Homeopath 158 35.2 Paramedics 266 59.1
Spiritual treatment 94 20.9    
Folk medicine 142 31.6    
*n=number      
  1. Q: Where did you go for the treatments for your family members in case of climate sensitive diseases and sickness?
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