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Table 4 Stock of essential diagnostics and medicines on the days of the survey by LGA

From: Evaluation of a capacity building intervention on malaria treatment for under-fives in rural health facilities in Niger State, Nigeria

 KatchaN = 1495% CIGbakoN = 1495% CIp-value
n%n%
Proportion of facilities where neither AL nor ASAQ were available on any of the days the facility was visited
 743.317.7, 73.10  0.031
Proportion of facilities where neither AL nor ASAQ was available for < 10% of the days the facility was visited
 743.317.7, 73.1215.20.8, 45.90.166
Proportion of facilities where RDTs were not available on any of the days the facility was visited
 324.36.8, 58.6645.619.6, 74.30.186
 MeanSD MeanSD  
Mean % daily availability of ASAQ4114.5 258.1 0.337
Mean % daily availability of AL5614.3 478.9 0.594
Mean % daily availability of ASAQ or AL5614.3 508.2 0.730
Mean % daily availability of RDTs6711.5 4211.8 0.136
  1. LGA local government area, CI confidence intervals, SD standard deviation, ASAQ artesunate amodiaquine, AL arthemeter–lumefantrine, RDT rapid diagnostic tests