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Table 3 Proportion of children under five with fever receiving any anti-malarial, an ACT, and a blood test for malaria, by treatment sector mix

From: Monitoring fever treatment behaviour and equitable access to effective medicines in the context of initiatives to improve ACT access: baseline results and implications for programming in six African countries

  N % received anti-malarial % received ACT % received blood test
Benin     
Public, no private 186 76.3 31.7 9.8
Private, no public 256 43.8 6.6 2.4
χ2(1)=   46.82*** 47.59*** 11.52**
DRC     
Public, no private 399 67.2 11.1 27.8
Private, no public 1, 465 45.5 4.0 16.0
χ2(1)=   63.70*** 31.89*** 31.18***
Madagascar     
Public, no private 462 52.2 6.7 21.0
Private, no public 1142 55.2 3.2 1.8
χ2(1)=   1.25 9.89 177.83***
Nigeria     
Public, no private 588 47.6 9.7 14.1
Private, no public 1, 678 35.4 4.0 4.9
χ2(1=)   27.97** 27.41*** 55.40***
Uganda     
Public, no private 322 67.5 46.6 21.3
Private, no public 836 54.3 12.2 11.3
χ2(1)=   16.97*** 161.42*** 18.76*
Zambia     
Public, no private 1, 005 57.2 34.0 48.8
Private, no public 343 16.8 5.5 7.3
χ2(1)=   157.83*** 98.15*** 173.01***
  1. * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001