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Table 1 Baseline information of the study participants (n = 286)

From: Cross-sectional study on the adherence to malaria guidelines in lakeshore facilities of Buyende and Kaliro districts, Uganda

Variable Frequency Per cent
Number of patients per district
 Buyende 137 47.9
 Kaliro 149 52.1
 Total 286 100.0
Distribution of gender
 Female 193 67.5
 Male 93 32.5
 Total 286 100.0
Sought treatment for an illness that included fever
 No 50 17.5
 Yes 223 78.0
 Did not respond to the question 13 4.5
 Total 286 100.0
For whom care/treatment was sought
 Self 127 57.0
 Child 94 42.1
 Both self and child 2 0.9
 Total 223 100.0
Distribution of age
 5 years old and below 82 41.6
 Above 5 years old 115 58.4
 Total 197 100.0
  1. Source: primary data