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Table 4 Supplementary 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   
Patient presented with history of fever 891 (84.0%) 90 (78.9%) 981 (83.5%) 81.4-85.6 0.184
Patient clinically examined 221 (20.8%) 28 (24.6%) 249 (21.2%) 18.9-23.5 0.338
Peripheral blood smear for malarial obtained 1,029 (97.0%) 105 (92.1%) 1,134 (96.5%) 95.5-97.6 0.013
Peripheral blood smear positive for malaria 516 (50.1%) 73 (69.5%) 589 (51.9%) 49-54.8 0.000
Patient correctly diagnosed with uncomplicated malaria 425 (40.1%) 56 (49.1%) 481 (40.9%) 38.1-43.7 0.071
  1. *Artemether injection.