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Table 1 Treatment given regardless of rapid diagnostic test results

From: Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria and health workers’ adherence to test results at health facilities in Zambia

  RDT results  
District/ Positive Negative Total
Treatment given n (%) n (%) n (%)
Chibombo Total = 47 (16.1) Total = 245 (83.9) Total = 292 (100)
Coartem® 36 (76.6) 85 (34.7) 121 (41.4)
SP 5 (10.6) 25 (10.2) 30 (10.3)
Quinine 1 (2.1) 2 (0.8) 3 (0.01)
None 5 (10.6) 133 (54.3) 138 (47.3)
Chingola Total = 71 (13.1) Total = 470 (86.9) Total = 541 (100)
Coartem® 54 (76.1) 214 (45.5) 268 (49.5)
SP 7 (9.9) 104 (22.1) 111 (20.5)
Quinine 5 (7.0) 9 (1.9) 14 (2.6)
None 5 (7.0) 143 (30.4) 148 (27.4)
Chipata Total = 39 (11.6) Total = 296 (88.4) Total = 335 (100)
Coartem® 22 (56.4) 205 (69.3) 227 (67.8)
SP 5 (12.8) 73 (24.7) 78 (23.3)
Quinine 10 (25.6) 9 (3.0) 19 (5.7)
None 2 (5.1) 9 (3.0) 11 (3.3)
Choma 41 (12.6) 283 (87.3) 324 (100)
Coartem® 32 (78.0) 94 (33.2) 126 (38.9)
SP 6 (14.6) 68 (24.0) 74 (22.8)
Quinine 3 (7.3) 0 (0) 3 (1.0)
None 0 (0) 121(42.8) 121 (37.3)
All districts Total = 198 (13.3) Total = 1,294 (86.7) Total = 1,492 (100)
Coartem® 144 (72.7) 598 (46.2) 742 (49.7)
SP 23 (11.6) 270 (20.9) 293 (19.6)
Quinine 19 (9.6) 20 (1.5) 39 (2.6)
None 12 (6.1) 406 (31.4) 418 (28.0)