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Table 1 Drug providers’ qualifications by the outlet type

From: Provider knowledge of treatment policy and dosing regimen with artemether-lumefantrine and quinine in malaria-endemic areas of western Kenya

Health qualification Public Private Not-for-profit
n = 126 n = 96 n = 66
Pharmacist 23 (18.3%) 52 (54.2%) 20 (30.3%)
Midwife 13 (10.3%) - 3 (4.5%)
Clinical officers 4 (3.2%) - -
Nurse 76 (60.3%) 1 (1.0%) 28 (42.4%)
Laboratory Technician - 3 (3.1%) 6 (9.0%)
Counsellors 6 (4.7%) 17 (13.5%) -
Shop Assistant - 4 (4.2%) -
Relative - 2 (2.7%) -
Others 4 (3.2%) 17 (13.5%) 9 (13.6%)
  1. Analyses performed by Chi-square tests. * Statistically significant at P ≤ 0.05.