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Table 3 Compliance with treatment and outcome of treatment, stratified by age group

From: Community effectiveness of chloroquine and traditional remedies in the treatment of young children with falciparum malaria in rural Burkina Faso

  Compliance Outcome of treatment
Age group CQ given n (%) AR, total n (%) AR, CQ group n (%) AR, TRAD group n (%)
8 – 14 months 87 (81.3) 58 (54.2) 49 (56.3) 9 (45.0)
15 – 21 months 121 (91.7) 89 (67.4) 83 (68.6) 6 (54.6)
22 – 28 months 86 (87.8) 63 (64.3) 57 (66.3) 6 (50.0)
29 – 35 months 56 (86.2) 51 (78.5) 44 (78.6) 7 (77.7)
Total 350 (87.1) 261 (64.9) 233 (66.6) 28 (53.9)
CI a - 60.0 – 69.6% 61.4 – 71.5% 39.5 – 67.8%
p-value 0.13 b 0.004 c 0.014 c 0.17 c
  1. a CI: Binomial exact 95% confidence interval
  2. b p-value: Chi-squared test for heterogeneity (within each column)
  3. c p-value trend: Chi-squared test for linear trend (within each column)
  4. CQ group: Received at least one dose of chloroquine
  5. AR: Adeaquate clinical response