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Table 3 Health care provider consultation in the last year by socio- demographic characteristics

From: Health literacy in a community with low levels of education: findings from Chakaria, a rural area of Bangladesh

Socio-demographic Characteristics No. of respondents Consulted with drug seller/Village doctor MBBS doctor SACMO Health and family planning worker Others P-value
All 987 51.6 39.4 4.9 1.9 2.2  
Sex        0.027
 Male 404 53.5 39.6 5.2 0.5 1.2  
 Female 583 50.3 39.3 4.6 2.9 2.9  
Age        0.003
 20–29 77 51.9 32.5 9.1 5.2 1.3  
 30–39 237 59.9 29.5 7.2 2.1 1.3  
 40–49 221 50.7 43.4 3.6 1.4 0.9  
 50–59 203 47.3 42.4 4.4 1.5 4.4  
 60+ 249 47.8 45.0 2.8 1.6 2.8  
Education        <0.001
 None 525 56.6 33.9 4.6 1.7 3.2  
 1–5 years 300 49.7 40.7 6.0 2.0 1.6  
 6+ years 162 38.9 54.9 3.7 2.5 0.0  
Wealth index        <0.001
 Lowest 197 64.0 24.9 5.6 1.5 4.0  
 Second 202 59.9 29.2 6.4 4.0 0.5  
 Middle 197 53.3 38.1 5.1 2.5 1.0  
 Fourth 196 52.0 38.8 5.1 0.5 3.6  
 Highest 195 28.2 66.6 2.1 1.0 2.1