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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n = 522)

From: Adherence to and acceptability of artemether-lumefantrine as first-line anti-malarial treatment: evidence from a rural community in Tanzania

Attribute N (%)
Age  
   <13 years 352 (63.8)
   ≥13 years 200 (36.2)
Female gender 319 (57.8)
Level of education of patient/caregiver  
   None 63 (11.4)
   Primary school 421 (76.3)
   Secondary school 68 (12.3)
   College 0 (0)
Occupation of patient/caregiver  
   Employed 22 (4.0)
   Self employed 77 (13.9)
   Farmer 369 (66.9)
   Other 84 (15.2)
Age  
   3 months - 3 years 270 (48.9)
   3 - 8 years 62 (11.2)
   8 - 12 years 39 (7.1)
   >12 years 181 (32.8)
Patient condition on presentation at health facility  
   Very unwell 0 (0)
   Unwell 399 (72.2)
   Moderately unwell 145 (26.3)
   Moderately well 2 (0.4)
   Well 1 (0.2)
   Perfectly well 5 (0.9)