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Table 2 Health services provided to children with severe malaria before enrolment

From: Caregiver responses and association with delayed care-seeking in children with uncomplicated and severe malaria

Facility Number of children examined by provider
n/N (%)
Number of children offered a malaria test
n/N (%)
Number of children offered a haemoglobin test
n/N (%)
Number of children provided an anti-malarial
n/N (%)
Number of children who were referred to another facility
n/N (%)
Drug shop 140/280
(50.0%)
25/280
(8.9%)
0/280
(0)
176/280
(62.9%)
35/280
(12.5%)
Private clinic 39/50
(78.0%)
21/50
(42.0%)
14/50
(28.0%)
14/50
(26.9%)
31/50
(62.0%)
Public health centre II 13/17
(76.5%)
5/17
(29.4%)
1/17
(5.9%)
8/17
(47.1%)
9/17
(52.9%)
Public health centre III 25/33
(75.8%)
12/33
(36.4%)
2/33
(6.1%)
8/33
(24.2%)
21/33
(63.6%)
Public health centre IV 54/63
(85.7%)
26/63
(41.3%)
12/63
(19.0%)
21/63
(33.3%)
31/63
(49.2%)
Public hospital 78/92
(84.8%)
40/92
(43.5%)
40/92
(43.5%)
14/92
(15.2%)
66/92
(61.7%)
All public facilitiesa 170/205
(82.9%)
83/205
(40.5%)
35/205
(26.8%)
51/205
(24.8%)
127/205
(62.0%)
  1. aAll public facilities merged: Level II, III, IV and hospitals