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Table 4 Malaria knowledge score* (and standard deviation) by programme status and type of outlet

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

  Informed outlets (n = 101) Control outlets (n = 151) All outlets (n = 252) p-value**
Shop/Kiosk 8.8 7.0 7.7 .000
  (1.6) (1.6) (1.9)  
Pharmacy/Chemist 8.6 7.5 8.2 .000
  (1.1) (1.5) (1.4)  
Clinic 7.8 7.6 7.7 .685
  (1.6) (1.4) (1.5)  
Total 8.7 7.1 7.6 .000
  (1.5) (1.6) (1.8)  
  1. *The score was based on a 10-question true/false quiz administered to each outlet, with 10 as maximum score. The questions focused malaria treatment practices, such as whether sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) is more effective than chloroquine, whether SP is too strong for children, whether SP is a single-dose treatment, etc. **From ANOVA F-test.