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Table 3 Health workers practice in malaria case management (testing and appropriate treatment)

From: Health workers readiness and practice in malaria case detection and appropriate treatment: a meta-analysis and meta-regression

First author Total admissions (N) Suspected Malaria (N) Malaria patients (N) Age of patients Sex of patients (female) Malaria testing Appropriate treatment
Proportion 95% CI Proportion 95% CI
Abiodun [31] 3511 1807 431 NR NR 0.47 0.44–0.49 0.43 0.38–0.47
Cohen [22] 24,756 24,756 7340 23.2 49% 0.56 0.53–0.58 0.59 0.56–0.61
Garg [34] 3087 3087 825 NR NR 0.72 0.69–0.74 0.71 0.65–0.77
Aguemon [15] NR NR 313 NR 52.4% 0.59 0.49–0.69 0.54 0.44–0.64
Bonful [18] 2519 2519 158 3.2 NR 0.4 0.36–0.45 0.92 0.84–0.96
Worges [17] 286 286 39 under 5: 35% 60% 0.37 0.21–0.56 0.30 0.17–0.48
Zurovac [13] NR 1224 366 NR NR 0.88 0.85–0.93 0.56 0.51–0.61
Gallay [14] 6391 248 140 NR NR 0.69 0.64–0.73 0.52 0.435–0.60
Plucinski [12] 1224 790 293 NR NR 0.49 0.46–0.54 0.43 0.38–0.48
Namuyinga [19] 2096 1427 530  ≥ 5: 71% NR 0.75 0.69–0.82 0.92 0.84–0.98
Pulford [35] NR 771 122  ≤ 15: 64% 53% 0.77 0.67–0.85 0.65 0.54–0.75
Zurovac [16] 226 226 NR NR NR 0.35 0.23–0.48 0.68 0.53–0.75
Landman [36] 459 257 11  < 5: 27% 68% 0.59 0.52–0.65 0.55 0.45–0.65
Steinhardt [37] 2019 1747 629  ≥ 5: 29% NR 0.48 0.43–0.52 0.67 0.59–0.76
Rowe [38] NR 177 59 NR NR 0.30 0.18–0.43 0.49 0.33–0.64
Total 46,574 39,322 11,256 60%: ≥ 5 57% 0.57 49–65 0.60 53–67