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Table 1 Characteristics of patient presenting for initial consultations during the low and high malaria transmission seasons. N = 769

From: Provider compliance to artemisinin-based combination therapy at primary health care facilities in the middle belt of Ghana

Characteristics Low season
N = 559
n (%)
High season
N = 210
n (%)
Both seasons N = 769
n (%)
Median age in years (range)
 <5 year olds 146 (26.1) 71 (33.8) 217 (28.2)
 ≥5 year olds 413 (73.9) 139 (66.2) 552 (71.8)
 Female 349 (62.4) 117 (55.7) 466 (60.6)
 Used ITN the previous night 190 (34.0) 108 (51.4) 298 (38.8)
 NHIS insured 509 (91.1) 186 (88.6) 695 (90.4)
 Fever prevalence 395 (70.7) 210 (100.0) 605 (78.7)
  1. ITN insecticide-treated net, NHIS National Health Insurance Scheme