Acceptability of herbal medicine by residents of Barangay Anabu I-E, Imus, Cavite

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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology


Herbal Medicine


This study used the descriptive method of research. A total of 895 respondents were included and they were selected using convenience sampling technique. The researchers formulated a self-made questionnaire that measured the acceptability of herbal medicines. Statistical analysis techniques employed were frequency count and percentage, mean, T-test and F-test (ANOVA). Based on the findings, the following conclusions were obtained: (1) Most of the respondents belong to the age group 21 to 40 years old, female, Catholic, high school graduate and have monthly income of P10,000.00 and below; (2) The overall level of acceptance of herbal medicine as treatment for common ailments is high; (3) When the respondents are grouped according to age, educational attainment, gender, religion, and socio-economic status, their level of acceptance of herbal medicine revealed the following: (a) The younger they become, the lower is the acceptance of herbal medicine; (b) Female respondents registered a higher level of acceptance regarding herbal medicine than male respondents; (c) As the educational attainment becomes higher, the acceptance of the herbal medicine becomes lower; (d) The respondents of different religions had the same level of acceptance of herbal medicines; (e) As the income level becomes higher, the acceptance becomes lower.

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