Skip to main content

Table 2 Proportion of screened outlets with anti-malarials and malaria diagnosis tools available in stock

From: Appropriateness of malaria diagnosis and treatment for fever episodes according to patient history and anti-malarial blood measurement: a cross-sectional survey from Tanzania

  Mbeya Mtwara Mwanza
Health facilities (N = 18) Non-HF AM providers (N = 38)a Health facilities (N = 16) Non-HF AM providers (N = 21) Health facilities (N = 26) Non-HF AM providers (N = 89)
N % (95% CI) N % (95% CI) N % (95% CI) N % (95% CI) N % (95% CI) N % (95% CI)
% of outlets with anti-malarials in stock 18 100.0 38 100.0 16 100.0 20 95.2 (87.6–102.9) 26 100.0 81 91.0 (86.0–96.0)
% of outlets with RDTs in stock or microscopy 16 88.9 (76.7–101.1) 3 7.9 (0.7–15.1) 11 68.8 (49.7–87.8) 0 0.0 21 80.8 (68.1–935.) 1 1.2 (− 0.71–2.96)
  1. aNon-HF AM = non-health facility anti-malarial. This table reports stocks available on the day of the survey. Health facilities include hospitals, public and private health facilities and dispensaries. Non-health facility anti-malarial providers include pharmacies, drug stores, ADDOs and general stores. Malaria diagnosis tools include RDTs and microscopy