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|Title:||Religious beliefs and the utilization of traditional medicine among members of Pentecostal churches in Emurin, Ogun state, Nigeria|
|Authors:||Owumi, B. E.|
Raji, S. O.
Aliyu, T. K.
|Abstract:||This study aims at determining the religious beliefs and the utilization of traditional medicine among members of Pentecostal Churches in Emure. The study was carried out using quota sampling technique. A semi containing 31 questions and an in used simultaneously to elicit information from church members. The research hypothesized that there was a significant relationship between the use of traditional medicine and the sex of respondents. Also there exists a significant relationship between the denomination of respondents and the use of traditional medicine. Since p-value was greater than 0.05, both hypotheses were accepted. However it was discovered that 65.3% would opt for divine healing/prayers when initially confronted with illness.|
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