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Table 3 Knowledge of IPTp by providers

From: Patterns of case management and chemoprevention for malaria-in-pregnancy by public and private sector health providers in Enugu state, Nigeria

Variables Public n (%) N = 32 Private (n (%) N = 20 Chi2 (p-value)
General knowledge about IPTp 29 (90.6) 20 (100.0) 1.89 (0.28)
Meaning of IPTp
Preventive strategy with ACT 3 (9.4) 2 (10.0)  
Preventive Strategy with Quinine 0 (0) 1 (5.0) 2.55 (0.47)
Preventive strategy with SP 23 (71.9) 13 (65.0)  
Preventive strategy that replaced pyrimethamine, chloroquine and paludrine 3 (9.4) 4 (20.0)  
Knowledge of timing    
Strongly agree 15 (46.9) 14 (70.0) 9.32 (0.025)
Agree 13 (40.6) 1 (5.0)  
Disagree 1 (3.1) 3 (15.0)  
Don’t know 1 (3.1) 1 (5.0)  
Benefit of direct observation in IPTp
Strongly agree 10 (31.3) 14 (70.0)  
Agree 10 (31.3) 3 (15.0) 9.15 (0.027)
Indifferent 6 (18.8) 0 (0)  
Don’t know 6 (18.8) 3 (15.0)  
Benefits of Health Education to implement
Strongly agree 25 (78.1) 15 (75.0) 0.02 (0.89)
Agree 6 (18.8) 4 (20.0)  
Usefulness of IPTp
Very useful 14 (43.8) 11 (55.0) 1.04 (0.60)
Useful 13 (40.6) 7 (35.0)  
Not useful 1 (3.1) 0 (0.0)