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Table 2 Prescribing indicators stratified by anti-malarial medication prescribed

From: Anti-malarial prescribing practices in Sudan eight years after introduction of artemisinin-based combination therapies and implications for development of drug resistance

  ASP n (%) ART* n (%) All prescriptions n (%) 95% CI Chi-squared p value
N = 1,061 N = 114 N = 1,175
Anti-malarial prescribed in generic name 71 (6.7%) 67 (58.8%) 138 (11.8%) 10-13.6 0.000
Antibiotic co-prescribed 248 (23.4%) 36 (31.6%) 284 (24.2%) 21.8-26.7 0.000
Analgesic co-prescribed 342 (32.2%) 84 (73.7%) 426 (36.3%) 33.6-39.1 0.065
Anti-malarial dosage form correctly written 769 (72.5%) 80 (70.2%) 849 (72.3%) 69.7-74.9 0.584
  1. *Artemether injection.