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Table 4 Types of medicines sold to mystery shoppers

From: Malaria treatment in the retail sector: Knowledge and practices of drug sellers in rural Tanzania

  Drug stores General shops
N 17 53
Type of drugs n % n %
Antimalarials     
   SP 6 35 5 9
   Amodiaquine 6 35 4 8
   Quinine 4 24 0  
   Any antimalarial 15 88 10 19
Antipyretics     
   Paracetamol 14 82 39 74
   Any antipyretic 15 88 45 85
Other drugs     
   Antibiotic 2 12 2 4
   Vitamin B complex 5 29 0  
Combinations     
   SP & paracetamol 6 35 3 6
   Amodiaquine & paracetamol 4 24 2 4
   Quinine & paracetamol 4 24 0  
   SP & quinine 1 6 0  
   Antimalarial & antibiotic 2 12 0