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Table 2 Percent of ALRI cases receiving antibiotics, according to Phase 5/6 DHS and MICS 3/4

From: Care-seeking and appropriate treatment for childhood acute respiratory illness: an analysis of Demographic and Health Survey and Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey datasets for high-mortality countries

DHS    MICS  
Country (year) Overall Urban Rural Country (year) Overall Urban Rural
Nepal (2011) 8% 9% 8% Yemen (2006) 13% 12% 13%
Swaziland (2006–7) 16% 18% 15% Cote D’Ivoire (2006) 19% 26% 16%
Ghana (2008) 24% 29% 21% Mozambique (2008) 22% 29% 19%
Namibia (2006–7) 36% 52% 31% Mauritania (2007) 24% 30% 19%
Zambia (2007) 47% 66% 39% Togo (2006) 26% 27% 25%
Kenya (2008–9) 50% 46% 50% Malawi (2006) 30% 38% 28%
Pakistan (2006–7) 51% 56% 49% Central African Republic (2010) 31% 47% 23%
Uganda (2011) 51% 59% 50% Somalia (2006) 32% 49% 24%
Liberia (2011) 54% 62% 51% Cameroon (2006) 38% 58% 27%
Egypt (2008) 58% 63% 54% Guinea (2006) 42% 55% 33%
Jordan (2007) 87% 87% 91% Djibouti (2006) 43% 43% 20%
     Gambia (2005) 61% 60% 62%
     Afghanistan (2010–11) 64% 70% 63%
     Mongolia (2005) 71% 72% 71%
     Syria (2006) 71% 75% 66%