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Table 3 Care-seeking pathways followed by two or more caregivers (presented in order of frequency)

From: A qualitative exploration of care-seeking pathways for sick children in the rural Oromia region of Ethiopia

1. Home treatment → Traditional healer
2. Home treatment only
3. Home treatment → Informal drug vendor
4. Home treatment → Traditional healer → Informal drug vendor
5. Home treatment → Traditional healer → Health post
5t. Home treatment → Health post
7. Home treatment → Traditional healer → Health post → Traditional healer
7t. Home treatment → Health post → Health center
9. Traditional healer → Informal drug vendor → Health center
9t. Traditional healer → Health center → Traditional healer
9t. HEW only