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Table 2 The first treatment-seeking behaviours of suspected dengue cases in Eastern Shan Special Region IV, Myanmar

From: Treatment seeking behavior and associated factors of suspected dengue fever among Shan people in eastern Shan special region IV, Myanmar: a cross-sectional study

Treatment-seeking behaviorsTotal No. (%, 95CI), n = 241No. (%, 95CI) in V1, n = 124No. (%, 95CI) in V2, n = 117P-value
Public hospitals102 (42.3, 36.0–48.8)61 (49.2, 40.1–58.3)41 (35.0, 26.5–44.4)0.037
Self medication111 (46.1, 39.6–52.6)51 (41.1, 32.4–50.3)60 (51.3, 41.9–60.6)0.147
Traditional Shan medication15 (6.2, 3.5–10.1)9 (7.3, 3.4–13.3)6 (5.1, 1.9–10.8)0.677
Others21 (8.7, 5.5–13.0)6 (4.8, 1.8–10.2)15 (12.8, 7.4–20.3)0.049
No action14 (5.8, 3.2–9.6)4 (3.2, 0.9–8.1)10 (8.5, 4.2–15.2)0.136
  1. Abbreviation: V1 village without DF cases, V2 village with DF cases, 95%CI 95% confidence interval
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