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Table 3 Care seeking behaviour among respondents RTI/STI symptomatic (n = 353)

From: Care seeking behaviour and barriers to accessing services for sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Laos: a cross-sectional study

RTI/STI symptomatic currently or within last 3 months n = 353 %
Sought care for RTI/STI symptoms    
   Yes   238 67.4
   No   115 32.6
Time delay until seeking care (days) (n = 238)   
   Mean: 10.2 (range: 2-60)   
   < 7   137 57.6
   7-14   55 23.1
   > 15   46 19.3
Source of RTI/STI treatment the last time (n = 238)   
   Drop-in centre   126 52.9
   Public hospital   56 23.5
   Private clinic   29 12.2
   Pharmacy/drugstore   22 9.2
   Herbalist   5 2.1