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Table 2 Drugs used by caregivers for the home management of uncomplicated malaria in U5

From: Factors associated with appropriate home management of uncomplicated malaria in children in Kassena-Nankana district of Ghana and implications for community case management of childhood illness: a cross-sectional study

Variable n (%) (95% CI)
Drugs (n = 395)  
Chloroquine 384 (94.1) (91.4-96.2)
Kinaquine® 7 (1.7) (0.7-3.5)
Fansidar® 4 (1.0) (0.3-2.5)
Use of antimalarial drugs in recommended dosage and duration  
Chloroquine (190/384) 190 (49.5) (44.4-54.6)
Kinaquine® (5/7) 5 (71.4) (29.0-96.3)
Fansidar® (2/4) 2 (50) (6.8-93.2)
All antimalarial drugs combined* (197/395) 197 (49.9) (44.8-54.9)