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Table 1 Characteristics of children and caregivers, according to study areas, OKT and DCO health districts, Benin, 2011

From: Low use of artemisinin-based combination therapy for febrile children under five and barriers to correct fever management in Benin: a decade after WHO recommendation

  OKT (South) DCO (North)
Characteristics n % n %
Children
Age (months)
 0–23 417 54.3 291 49.0
 24–60 351 45.7 303 51.0
Sex
 Male 397 51.7 307 51.7
 Female 371 48.3 287 48.3
Mother or caregiver’s (years)
Age
  ≤ 24 165 21.5 140 23.6
 25–29 239 31.1 128 21.6
 30–34 179 23.3 160 26.9
  ≥ 35 185 24.1 166 27.9
School level
 None 473 62.0 450 75.8
 Primary school at least 295 38.0 144 24.2
Profit- making activity
 Farmer 184 24.0 149 25.1
 Trade/business 572 74.4 377 63.5
 House wife 12 1.6 68 11.4
  1. The table contains two parts: information about the children and information about mothers or caregivers. The title of each part is highlighted by using the bold text