Table 3: Causes of prehospital delay among study participants.

Causes of prehospital delayNoPercent

Causes related to participant attitude
 Do not consider the symptoms to be serious5539.3
 Find it unpleasant or embarrassing to seek medical help 1410
 Do not want to be a burden on anyone85.7

Causes related to surrounding factors
 Lack of equipment and proper first line medications 3625.7
 Living in farther distance from hospital 1913.6
 Lack of suitable transportation85.7

Total140100