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Table 6 Care provided to febrile children (probable malaria) by attending clinician at health facilities.

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

  Survey period
  2000 2003
Care provided (N = 51) % (N = 71) %
Child examined 66.7 97.2
Child's temperature taken 33.3 49.3
Caretaker told of what child was suffering from 13.8 2.8
*Caretaker recalled correct administration of medication 33.3 87.9
Caretaker advised on how to treat child at home 98.0 84.5
Caretaker advised to return if danger signs are seen 39.2 8.5
Caretaker satisfied with care 92.2 88.7
**Appropriateness of care 0.0 0.0
  1. * Correct administration as per national treatment guideline
  2. ** Combination of all the seven indicators