International Journal of Advanced Educational Research

International Journal of Advanced Educational Research

ISSN: 2455-6157

Vol. 2, Issue 5 (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, thru 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 additional food; however, 100% gave birth of babies in the health centers.
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