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Table 2 Summary of types of treatment sought for children (< 5 years) with fever (First action taken)

From: Assessing malaria control in the Kassena-Nankana district of northern Ghana through repeated surveys using the RBM tools

  Survey period
  2000 2003
Types of treatment sought (N= 184) % (N= 185) %
Herbs at home 12.0 11.4
Orthodox medicine kept at home 3.8 24.9
Chemist/Drug Vendor 50.5 24.3
Government clinic 26.6 36.2
Private clinic 0.0 0.5
Other 7.0 2.7