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Table 2 Reported knowledge of malaria treatment of participants by village

From: Community knowledge, attitudes and practices towards malaria in Ha-Lambani, Limpopo Province, South Africa: a cross-sectional household survey

Village name Masetoni
n = 86
Tshihothi
n = 41
Tshamulavhu
n = 134
Total
n = 261
What do you know about malaria treatment? n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Pills 77(89.5) 31(75.6) 110(88.8) 218(83.5.)
Quinine 0(0) 0(0) 1(0.74) 1(0.74)
Clinic 7(8.1) 3(7.3) 4(3) 14(5.4)
Drip (intravenous) 0(0) 1(2.4) 1(0.7) 2(0.8)
Pills and/ medicine 1(1.2) 2(4.9) 3(2.2) 6(2.3)
pills, drips(intravenous) 1(1.2) 2(4.9) 5(3.7) 8(3.1)
Hospital 0(0) 1(2.4) 0(0) 1(0.4)
Otherf 6(7) 0(0) 1(0.7) 7(2.7)
None 2(2.3) 1(2.4) 1(0.7) 4(1.5)
Total 86(100) 41(100) 134(100) 261(100)
  1. Otherf reported treatment options included mentioning that it works, those with malaria should adhere to it and that it is helpful