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Table 2 Medicines present in households

From: Factors predicting home storage of medicines in Northern Uganda

Total number of medicines present in homes (n = 821)
Medicine category Number (%) Medicine category Number (%)
Analgesics 161 (19.6%) Anti-diabetic drugs 3 (0.4%)
Antimalarials 128 (15.6%) Antihypertensives 4 (0.5%)
Antibacterials 329 (40.1%) Nutrient supplements 23 (2.8%)
Antihelmintics 9 (1.1%) Corticosteroids 9 (1.1%)
Antifungals 14 (1.7%) GIT drugs 36 (4.3%)
Antiretrovirals 34 (4.7%) Antihistamines 26 (3.2%)
Others 45 (5.5%)   
  1. GIT: Gastro-intestinal tract; n: sample size, %: percentage.