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Table 3 Frequent ailments in pregnancy according to treatment status

From: Attitudes and use of medicinal plants during pregnancy among women at health care centers in three regions of Mali, West-Africa

Ailment Women with ailment Any treatment Treatment with medicinal plants
  n (% of total) n (% of women with ailment) n (% of women with ailment)
Tiredness 158/208 (76.0) 68/156 (43.6) 5/156 (3.2)
Reflux 132/208 (63.5) 52/120 (43.3) 5/120 (4.2)
Fever 128/208 (61.5) 79/127 (62.2) 1/127 (0.8)
Headache 124/208 (59.6) 88/123 (71.5) 2/123 (1.6)
Common cold 128/209 (61.2) 79/127 (62.2) 1/127 (0.8)
Pain in back, neck, shoulder 124/208 (59.6) 33/123 (26.8) 0 (0.0)
Nausea 112/207 (54.1) 73/112 (65.2) 3/112 (2.7)
Urinary tract infection 98/207 (47.3) 84/98 (84.8) 14/99 (14.0)
Constipation 93/207 (44.9) 20/91 (22.0) 4/91 (4.4)
Sleep problems 26/207 (12.6) 2/25 (8.0) 0 (0.0)
Skin disorder/itching 20/209 (9.6) 6/20 (30.0) 0 (0.0)
  1. Missing information on treatment status: tiredness (n = 2), reflux (n = 12), fever, (n = 1), headache (n = 1), common cold (n = 1), pain in back, neck, shoulder (n = 1), constipation (n = 2), sleep problems (n = 1)