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Table 2 Learning of practice and disease diagnosis by traditional practitioners

From: Non-codified traditional medicine practices from Belgaum Region in Southern India: present scenario

Learning of practice from Number of practitioners (%)
Forefathers 102 (72.9%)
Others or self experimentation 26 (18.6%)
Reading 12 (8.6%)
Disease diagnosis by Number of practitioners (%)
Body external features and complaints 106 (75.7%)
Medical reports 6 (4.3%)
Nadi (pulse) 28 (20.00%)
  1. % - Represent calculated percent value of traditional practitioner in each category.