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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and summary findings

From: Drugs use pattern for uncomplicated malaria in medicine retail outlets in Enugu urban, southeast Nigeria: implications for malaria treatment policy

SN Variable Number Percentage (%)
1 Gender   
  Male 738 55.9
  Female 583 44.1
2 Age (years)   
  Below 5 74 6.4
  5 to 12 113 8.4
  13 and above 1,134 85.2
3 Drug category   
  ACT 961 72.7
  Monotherapy 360 27.3
  Artemisinin monotherapy 64 17.8
  Non-artemisinin monotherapy 296 82.2
  AMFm 326 33.9
4 Treatment mode   
  Self-treatment 614 46.1
  Outlet treatment 473 35.7
  Prescriptions 234 18.2
5 Average number of brands per outlet (standard deviation) 18 (±4.47)  
  1. ACT = artemisinin combination therapy; PMV = patent medicine vendor; AMFm = Affordable Medicine Facility–malaria.