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Table 2 Drugs used by caregiver’s for the management of fever, 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)
Variables   n (%) n (%)
Anti-malarial alone   92 (12.0) 131 (22.0)
  ACT 58 (7.6) 106 (17.8)
  Chloroquine 21 (2.7) 18 (3.0)
  Quinine 11 (1.4) 6 (1.0)
  Amodiaquine 1 (0.1) 1 (0.2)
  Sulfadoxine-pyriméthamine 1 (0.1)  
Paracetamol alone   62 (8.1) 91 (15.3)
Aspirine alone   7 (0.9) 9 (1.5)
Herbal tea alone   287 (37.5) 148 (24.9)
Anti-malarial + paracetamol   99 (13.0) 146 (24.5)
  ACT 49 (6.4) 84 (14.1)
  Chloroquine 43 (5.6) 50 (8.4)
  Quinine 7 (1.0) 12 (2.0)
Anti-malarial+Herbal tea   84 (11.0)  
  ACT 47 (6.1)  
  Chloroquine 30 (3.9)  
  Quinine 7 (0.9)  
Paracetamol + Herbal tea   68 (8.9) 51 (8.6)
Anti-malarial+ Herbal tea + paracetamol   35 (4.6)  
Others (antibiotoics, iron, anti-helminths)   34 (4.4) 18 (3.0)