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Table 4 Rural urban differences in drug quality

From: Quality of anti-malarial drugs provided by public and private healthcare providers in south-east Nigeria

  SP Quinine CQ DHA AS
  total Failed* total Failed* total Failed* total Failed* total Failed*
Urban areas 54 20 (37.0%) 16 7 (43.8%) 26 1 (3.9%) 4 1 (25%) 12 0 (0%)
Rural areas 59 26 (44.1%) 12 8 (66.7%) 30 1 (3.3%) 0 0 (0%) 12 0 (0%)
Grand total 113 46 (40.7%) 28 15 (53.6%) 56 2 (3.6%) 4 1 (25%) 24 0 (0%)
  1. Note: Pass or fail implies that the tablets met or did not meet the USP tolerance limits for quality test