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Table 3 Care-seeking patterns and treatment by location

From: Patterns and predictors of malaria care-seeking, diagnostic testing, and artemisinin-based combination therapy for children under five with fever in Northern Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

  Prompt treatment Test done Anti-malarial given ACT given Other medication given
Health facility (273) 58.6% (160) 15.0% (41) 46.5% (127) 14.3% (39) 29.3% (80)
Private doctor (14) 71.4% (10) 14.3% (2) 35.7% (5) 14.3% (2) 42.9% (6)
PMV (284) 64.4% (183) 6.0% (17) 38.0% (108) 7.0% (20) 40.8% (116)
CBHV (20) 45.0% (9) 0% 25% (5) 10.0% (2) 45% (9)
Traditional practitioner (15) 73.3% (11) 6.7% (1) 13.3% (2) 0% 66.7% (10)
Other (18) 61.1% (11) 0% 11.1% (2) 0% 66.7% (12)