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Table 3 Proportion of children who completed taking all the dose of medicine(s)

From: Medicine use practices in management of symptoms of acute upper respiratory tract infections in children (≤12 years) in Kampala city, Uganda

Drugs prescribed Drug completion status
Yes No Still taking Total
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Antimalarial 52 (14.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.3) 53 (14.4)
Antibacterial 20 (5.4) 9 (2.4) 0 (0.0) 29 (7.8)
NSAIDs 83 (22.6) 26 (7.1) 5 (1.4) 114 (30.9)
Antihistamine 29 (7.9) 15 (4.0) 1 (0.3) 45 (12.2)
Herbs 67 (18.2) 14 (3.8) 3 (0.8) 84 (22.8)
Vitamins 3 (0.3) 3 (0.8) 1 (0.3) 7 (1.9)
Others 28 (7.6) 5 (1.4) 1 (0.3) 34 (9.2)
Total 269 (73.1) 85 (23.1) 14 (3.8) 368 (100)