Health seeking behavior among the mothers of under five children with upper respiratory tract infection

N. Siva, Baby S. Nayak

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Background of the study: In India acute respiratory tract infections is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in young children.1 In most developing and developed countries, it is observed that the health of the children strongly depends on their parental health care seeking behavior. Mainly health seeking behavior depends on parental knowledge, understanding of children illnesses and availability of health care facilities. Poverty and transportation are the key factors for health care seeking behavior.2 Statement of the problem: Health seeking behavior among the mothers of under five children with upper respiratory tract infection. Objective: To assess health seeking behavior among the mothers of under five children with upper respiratory tract infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)434-435
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume10
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10-2019

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Respiratory Tract Infections
Mothers
Health
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Delivery of Health Care
Health Facilities
Poverty
Developed Countries
Developing Countries
India
Morbidity
Mortality
Child Health

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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