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Table 5 Indicators of treatment adherence by caregivers

From: Rational use of antibiotics by community health workers and caregivers for children with suspected pneumonia in Zambia: a cross-sectional mixed methods study

  n N % Adherent [95 % CI]
Self-report indicator:
 Gave amoxicillin, 3 times a day at morning, noon and night for 5 days. 29 54 54 [36 to 64]
 Gave amoxicillin, 3 times a day at morning, noon and night for 3, 4 or 5 days 41 54 76 [63 to 85]
Pill-count indicator:
 O tablets 33 50 66 [50 to 79]
Combined indicator:
 0 tablets + gave amoxicillin, 3 times a day at morning, noon and night for 5 days. 23 50 46 [30 to 63]