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Table 3 Awareness of the national antimalarial policy and factors influencing antimalarial consumption in the private health sector (N = 78)

From: Artemisinin combination therapies price disparity between government and private health sectors and its implication on antimalarial drug consumption pattern in Morogoro Urban District, Tanzania

Variable Response Number (%)
Awareness of 1 st line drug Aware 76 (97.5)
  Unaware 2 (2.5)
Name of 1 st line drug ALU 70 (90.0)
  Coartem 6 (7.0)
  Metakelfin 2 (3.0)
Buying without prescription/ consultation Majority 20 (25.0)
  Moderate 27 (35.0)
  Few 31 (40.0)
Factors influencing drug choice Price and efficacy 68 (87.0)
  Drug popularity 8(10.0)
  Others 2 (3.0)