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Table 4 Health seeking behavior within the past two weeks among migrant workers who fell ill and visited doctors

From: Factors associated with health-seeking behavior among migrant workers in Beijing, China

Item Person-time %
Utilization of health services   
   Saw a doctor 118 36.4
   Self-medication 108 33.3
   Non use 98 30.3
   Total 324 100.0
Type of selected medical institutions   
   Village health clinics or community health service stations 53 44.6
   Township hospital 7 6.2
   District-level hospital 20 16.9
   City-level hospital or above 15 12.3
   Unlicensed private clinic 24 20.0
   Total 118 100.0
  1. Note: 309 (324 incidents) of the total respondents fell ill within the past two weeks, while only 4.6% (118) of the respondents had visited a doctor.