Educated persons more likely to use herbal medicine

A study has proved that the negative perception of herbal medicine is not influencing its usage. It rather appears that educated people in Ghana have rather found solace in herbal medicine.

The joint study was by the University of Saarland, Germany, and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The researchers found that the more educated a person was, the more likely he/she was to take herbal medicine (https://www.myjoyonline.com/educated-persons-more-likely-to-take-herbal-medicine-research-reveals).

The scientists in the study sought to find out personal preferences and applications of anti-malarial medicines in Ghana. For the study, over 1,000 questionnaires were distributed in Ghana from January to May 2019.

The study found that two-thirds of respondents relied on herbal medications. They again found out that the more educated a person was, the more likely he was likely to take herbal medications.

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