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Table 2 Characteristics of the selected health facilities

From: Adherence to malaria diagnosis and treatment guidelines among healthcare workers in Ogun State, Nigeria

  Public facilities
N = 72
n (%)
Private facilities
N = 72
n (%)
Total
N = 144
n (%)
aOR (95 % CI) P-value
Availability of malaria diagnostic equipment
 HF with microscopy 12 (16.7 %) 18 (25.0 %) 30 (20.8 %) 0.6 (0.3–1.4) 0.220
 HF with mRDT 59 (81.9 %)) 14 (19.4 %) 73 (50.7 %) 18.8 (8.1–3.4) 0.000
 HF with both microscopy and mRDT 7 (9.7 %) 8 (11.1 %) 15 (10.4 %) 0.9 (0.3–2.5) 0.790
Availability of recommended antimalarial medicines
 AL 68 (94.4) 57 (79.2) 125 (86.8) 4.5 (1.4–14.2) 0.007
 AA 58 (80.6) 52 (72.2) 110 (76.4) 1.6 (0.7–3.5) 0.240
 Quinine tab 61 (84.7) 26 (36.1) 87 (60.4) 9.8 (4.4–21.9) 0.000
 Quinine Inj. 43 (59.7) 18 (25.0) 61 (42.4) 4.5 (2.2–9.1) 0.000
 Artemether Inj. 8 (11.1) 40 (55.6) 48 (33.3) 0.1 (0.0–0.2) 0.000
 S-P 65 (90.3) 55 (76.4) 120 (83.3) 2.9 (1.1–7.4) 0.030
Non recommended antimalarial medicines
 Artesunate 9 (12.5) 42 (58.3) 51 (35.4) 0.1 (0.0–0.2) 0.000
 Amodiaquine 6 (8.3) 28 (38.9) 34 (23.6) 0.1 (0.0–0.4) 0.0002
 Chloroquine 3 (4.2) 19 (26.4) 22 (15.3) 0.1 (0.0–0.4) 0.002
 Halofantrine 2 (2.8) 8 (11.1) 10 (6.9) 0.2 (0.1–1.1) 0.050
 Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine 2 (2.8) 5 (6.9) 7 (4.9) 0.4 (0.1–2.0) 0.250
  1. a OR Odd Ratio