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Table 4 Treatment given to children under five years with fever, according to place where first advice/treatment sought.

From: From fever to anti-malarial: the treatment-seeking process in rural Senegal

Place where
advice/treatment
FIRST sought
Treatment given
  Any anti-
malarial
(AM)
AS-AQ Antibiotic
(AB)
Other
(not an AM or
AB)
  % n % n % n % n
Health hut/ASC/RC 62.5 15 45.8 11 0 0 37.5 9
Health post 29.5 23 19.2 15 15.4 12 48.7 38
Health centre 23.5 4 5.9 1 35.3 6 41.2 7
Retail sector 15.4 4 3.8 1 7.7 2 80.8 21