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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 9, Part F (2017)

Health seeking behaviour of mothers of 37 to 60 months children from Tharu community Kailali Nepal

Author(s)
Prayg Joshi
Abstract
Nepal is a multicultural and multi ethnic underdeveloped country. Among those cultural and ethnic groups, Tharu community residing in Kailali district of Nepal are educationally as well as economically backward. Thus, with the objective of exploring health seeking behaviours of 37-60 months children from the study area, the data were collected through questionnaire survey. 121 mothers of targeted children were participated as respondents. The results were found mostly miserable. The findings of the study were such that only 59.6% visited hospital for regular check up during ANC, only 22.3% used iron tablet, 28.9% had got additional food, however 100% gave birth of babies in the health centers.
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How to cite this article:
Prayg Joshi. Health seeking behaviour of mothers of 37 to 60 months children from Tharu community Kailali Nepal. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(9):395-398.
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