Skip to main content

Table 3 Reasons of participants for self-medication practice, Meket district, Northeast Ethiopia, April to May, 2017, (n = 259)

From: Self-medication practice and associated factors among adult household members in Meket district, Northeast Ethiopia, 2017

Reasons Frequency Percent
Perceive illness as mild 130 50.2
Similarity of symptoms with past illness 36 13.9
Need quick relive 20 7.7
Unable to afford the health care fee 33 12.7
Dissatisfaction by health care system service 17 6.6
Long waiting time 23 8.9