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Table 2 Access to, and affordability of AMFm ACTs as measured by proximity, price, and availability in the study sites

From: Insights into the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria in Ghana: the role of caregivers and licensed chemical sellers in four regions

Characteristics Districts Total Chi square P value
Asante-Akim North Asante-Akim South Shama Kpone Katamanso District West Gonja
Total number of LCS per district N = 36 (%) N = 34 (%) N = 36 (%) N = 34 (%) N = 9 (%) 149   
LCS distance to the health facility (proximity)
 Up to 100 m 8 (22.2) 11 (32.4) 2 (5.6) 8 (23.5) 3 (33.3) 32 (21.5) 8.643 0.071
 More than 100 m 28 (77.8) 23 (67.6) 34 (94.4) 26 (76.5) 6 (66.7) 117 (78.5)
Pricing of ACTs N = 20 N = 20 N = 20 N = 27    
 Affordable (GHC 1.5 or less)a 16 (80.0) 11 (55.0) 14 (70.0) 17 (63.0) 58 (66.7) 3.092 0.378
 Not affordable (more than GHC 1.5) 4 (20.0) 9 (35.0) 6 (30.0) 10 (37.0) 29 (33.3)
Availability of AMFm ACTs N = 20 (%) N = 21 (%) N = 22 (%) N = 20 (%) N = 8 (%) 91   
 ACTs with green leaf logo 5 (25.0) 5 (23.8) 6 (27.3) 4 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 20 (22.0) 2.806 0.591
 Others 15 (75.0) 16 (76.2) 16 (72.7) 16 (80.0) 8 (100) 71 (78.0)
  1. There were no data recorded on Affordability for Shama district