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Table 5 Studies that measure adherence to AS + MQ

From: Adherence to artemisinin-based combination therapy for the treatment of malaria: a systematic review of the evidence

Study design Study author Country Study year Population Sample size Measurement method Adherence
Cross-sectional Yeung [54] Cambodia 2002 All ages 44 Self-report 77.0%
Prospective observational Congpuong [50] Thailand 2008/2009 All ages 240 Self-report & bioassay 96.3%
Meankaew [52] Thailand 2009 All ages 534 total; 285Pf Self-report 94.0%
Na-Bangchang [26] Thailand 1994/1995 All ages 126 Bioassay 98.1%*
  Shwe [27] Myanmar 1996 All ages 380 Bioassay 99.5%**
  1. *Full adherence reported; the majority of patients were adults.
  2. **For both groups.