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Table 1 Summary of health facility characteristics

From: Challenges in implementing uncomplicated malaria treatment in children: a health facility survey in rural Malawi

Ownership Chapananga Chithumba Kakoma Kapichira Majete Misomali Total
Govt.a Govt. Govt. Private Govt. Private  
Catchment population 16,783 10,755 22,725 5945 6000 9175 71,383
Health service providersb 3 2 2 3 3 2 15
Health service provider per 10,000 1.8 1.9 0.9 5.0 5.0 2.2 2.1
HSAc 9 7 13 7 2 4 42
Population per HSAd 1865 1536 1748 849 3000 2294 1680
Children sampled 23 40 12 12 20 13 120
  1. aGovernment owned
  2. bHealth service provider refers to a clinician or nurse who prescribed anti-malarial drugs
  3. cHealth Surveillance Assistant
  4. dMinistry of Health recommends one HSA per 1000 people