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Table 3 Reported treatment-seeking behaviour of participants by Village

From: Community knowledge, attitudes and practices towards malaria in Ha-Lambani, Limpopo Province, South Africa: a cross-sectional household survey

Treatment-seeking behaviour (when seeking child care e.g. when a child has fever) Masetoni n = 86 Tshihothi n = 41 Tshamulavhu n = 134 Total n = 261
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Consult at the clinic 84(97.7) 41(100) 130(97) 255(97.7)
Give him Panado 0(0) 0(0) 1(0.7) 1(0.4)
Praying, talk to the pastor then clinic 0(0) 0(0) 2(1.5) 2(0.8)
Othersg 2(2.3) 0(0) 1(0.7) 3(1.1)
  1. Otherg steps to take when seeking childcare included calling the ambulance, giving the child boiled lemon leaves to drink and breastfeeding the child more