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Table 2 Frequency and percentage distribution table on the scores of responses of HCP on specific issues during preparation of injectable artesunate (n = 377)

From: Level of knowledge among health care providers on preparation of injectable artesunate for treatment of severe malaria in public health facilities in Tanzania

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
The flow pattern to follow when mixing artesunate
 Incorrect 168 44.6
 Correct 209 55.4
The step taken when the mixture did not mix up correctly
 Incorrect 297 78.8
 Correct 80 21.2
When to discard the preparation if not used
 Incorrect 278 73.7
 Correct 99 26.3
Difference in the preparation of IM and IV artesunate
 Incorrect 173 45.9
 Correct 204 54.1
Difference in dose according to body weight (n = 307)
 Incorrect 20 6.5
 Correct 287 93.5
Dose calculation based on body weight of patient (n = 355)
 Incorrect 178 50.1
 Correct 177 49.9
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