Parents’ and caregivers’ attitudes towards malaria, and health care seeking practices for their febrile children in a hospital in north-eastern Nigeria
作者: Mohammed Abba MustaphaAhmed Dahiru Balami
刊名: Advances in Health and Behaviour, 2019, Vol.1 (1)
来源数据库: SyncSci Publishing
DOI: 10.25082/AHB.2019.01.007
关键词: MalariaAttitudesHealth care seeking behaviourFeverChildren
原始语种摘要: Despite the very high burden of malaria among children in Borno state, the proportion of thosewho receive standard treatment has been very low. This study aimed to determine malaria knowledge, attitudetowards prevention, and health care seeking behaviours of parents or caregivers of children presenting withfever at the paediatric clinic of a secondary-level hospital in Maiduguri, Borno state, Nigeria. A cross-sectionalstudy design was used to obtain information from the respondents. Data were collected using a structuredquestionnaire, from the parents or caregivers of children presented to the Paediatric clinic with history of fever,and analysed in SPSS. A total of 331 respondents were finally recruited into the study. The ages of the childrenranged from one to fourteen years. Some of...
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  • malaria 疟疾
  • febrile 热性的
  • hospital 医院
  • seeking 勘查
  • parasite 寄生物
  • presentation 提示
  • their 他们的
  • displaced 已位移的
  • state 状态
  • paediatric 小儿科的