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Table 1 Profile of respondents and outlets (in %, unless noted)

From: Vendor-to-vendor education to improve malaria treatment by private drug outlets in Bungoma District, Kenya

   Informed outlets Control outlets All outlets signif.*
(n = 101) (n = 151) (n = 252)
Sex Female 56.4 55.0 55.6 .818
  Male 43.6 45.0 44.4  
Education Standard 8 or less 21.0 26.7 24.4 .542
  Form 1–4 69.0 61.0 64.2  
  Above Form 4 10.0 12.3 11.4  
Employment status Owner 44.6 39.7 41.7 .044
  Employee 28.7 19.2 23.0  
  Family member 26.7 41.1 35.3  
Locale Rural 58.4 57.6 57.9 .900
  Urban 41.6 42.4 42.1  
Type of outlet Shop/Kiosk 67.3 78.8 74.2 .016
  Pharmacy 26.7 12.6 18.3  
  Clinic 5.9 8.6 7.5  
Sources of drugs Wholesale pharmarcy 46.5 31.8 37.7 .018
  Wholesale general shop 33.7 52.3 44.8 .004
  Mobile vendor 31.7 11.9 19.8 .000
Malaria clients Reported average number of malaria clients per day 10 8 9 .161
  1. *From Pearson chi-square