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Table 6 Types of drug formulations most commonly given to patients for malaria

From: Malaria treatment perceptions, practices and influences on provider behaviour: comparing hospitals and non-hospitals in south-east Nigeria

  Non-hospitals n (%) Hospitals n (%) Chi-square (p-value)
Injection 67 (35.0) 27 (79.4) 27.8 (.00001)
Tablets 177 (92.7) 30 (88.2) .16 (.51)
IV infusion 15 (7.9) 12 (35.3) 23.0 (.0001)
Suppositories 5 (2.6) 2 (5.9) 1.2 (.26)
Others 41 (21.5) 10 (29.4) 1.6 (.15)