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Table 4 Distribution of traditional healers, homeopaths and others per 10,000 populations, various Bangladeshi divisions

From: The health workforce crisis in Bangladesh: shortage, inappropriate skill-mix and inequitable distribution

  Traditional healers Homeopaths Others*
  Kabiraj,
Totka
Faith
healers
All Qualified Unqualified All  
Division        
   Barisal 12.8 17.7 30.5 1.0 2.3 3.3 1.7
   Chittagong 49.3 40.6 89.9 3.0 1.6 4.7 2.2
   Dhaka 29.6 20.3 49.8 3.6 1.2 4.7 2.6
   Khulna 38.2 28.0 66.2 3.9 4.7 8.6 0.9
   Rajshahi 35.7 45.8 81.6 3.6 3.9 7.5 1.1
   Sylhet 14.9 38.1 53.1 3.8 2.2 6.1 0.0
Location        
   Rural 42.1 40.5 82.6 2.5 2.9 5.5 1.05
   Urban 4.4 4.2 8.6 6.1 0.9 7.0 4.02
Sex        
   Male 23.4 22.2 45.6 3.2 2.3 5.5 1.4
   Female 9.3 9.3 18.6 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.3
All 32.7 31.5 64.2 3.4 2.5 5.9 1.7
  1. *Circumcision practitioners, ear cleaners, tooth extractors, etc.