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Table 4 Use and source of anti-malarials for treatment of fever

From: Reviewing the literature on access to prompt and effective malaria treatment in Kenya: implications for meeting the Abuja targets

Reference % of fevers treated with anti-malarials % of fevers treated using first-line anti-malarial Source of anti-malarials
[7] (Children) 23 N/A Informal
[7] (Adults) 37 N/A Informal
[37] 31 N/A Formal & informal
[41] 28 11 Formal & informal
[45] 31 10 Formal
[43] 33 27 Formal & informal
[26]* 47 3 Informal
[9] 48 90 Informal
[31] 29 N/A Informal
[16] N/A 1 Formal
[29] 58 12 Formal & informal
[11] 65 22 Informal
[40] 91 67 Formal
  77 55 Formal
  1. N/A = information not available.
  2. *Indicates the percentage of fevers given anti-malarials at home. Study does not include the percentage given anti-malarials at health facilities.