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Table 1 The reasons of self-medication from the perspectives of women

From: Risk factors associated with self-medication among women in Iran

Reasons for self-medication Number (%)
Considering medications harmless 146 41
Having history of the disease 128 35.5
Medications availability at home or from others 122 34
Easy and no-prescription delivery of medications from pharmacies 107 30
Considering the disease unimportant 106 29
Insistence of others 91 25
Expensive fees of medical appointments 50 14
Distrust of doctors 42 11.6
Having no access to doctors 33 9
Having not enough time for medical appointments 30 8
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