Skip to main content

Table 2 Specialized PPMV education

From: Malaria testing and treatment knowledge among selected rural patent and proprietary medicine vendors (PPMV) in Nigeria

Specialized PPMV education Oyo Bayelsa Total
Ibarapa East Kajola Brass Ogbia
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Completed apprenticeship program 40 (100.0) 38 (95.0) 26 (65.0) 28 (70.0) 132 (82.5)
Issued apprenticeship certificate 40 (100.0) 36 (89.5) 14 (35.0) 15 (37.5) 105 (65.5)
Evidence of apprenticeship 21 (52.5) 11 (26.5) 3 (7.5) 7 (17.5) 42 (26.0)
Average years of apprenticeshipa 2.63 ± 0.74 (2–5) 3.39 ± 0.72 (2–5) 4.2 ± 3.8 (1–18) 4.4 ± 2.6 (1–10) 3.5 ± 2.2 (1–18)
Completed any Health Professional Education Programme 4 (10.0) 6 (15.0) 17 (42.5) 13 (32.5) 40 (25.0)
Received training on malaria in the past 3 years 22 (55.0) 12 (30.0) 19 (47.5) 14 (47.5) 67 (41.9)
  1. aMean ± SD