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Table 1 Characteristics of the health facilities in study districts in Uganda

From: Malaria case-management under artemether-lumefantrine treatment policy in Uganda

Characteristics (N = 195) n (%)
Health facility type  
   Hospital 8 (4.1)
   Health centre IV 12 (6.2)
   Health centre III 56 (28.7)
   Health centre II* 119 (61.0)
Health facility ownership  
   Government 172 (88.2)
   Non-government 12 (6.2)
   Mission 11 (5.6)
Equipment and services at health facility  
   Weighing scale 178 (91.3)
   Thermometer 146 (74.9)
   Functional microscopy 50 (25.6)
Wall charts exposed  
   Any chart recommending artemether-lumefantrine use 93 (47.7)
Chart on uncomplicated malaria 68 (34.9)
Chart on new treatment policy 35 (18.0)
Integrated management of childhood illnesses chart 33 (16.9)
Availability of artemether-lumefantrine on the survey day  
   Any tablets of artemether-lumefantrine 169 (86.7)
Artemether-lumefantrine 6 tablets pack 162 (83.1)
Artemether-lumefantrine 12 tablets pack 140 (71.8)
Artemether-lumefantrine 18 tablets pack 75 (38.5)
Artemether-lumefantrine 24 tablets pack 124 (63.6)
Availability of other antimalarial drugs on the survey day  
   Chloroquine (any formulation) 149 (76.8)
   Sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (any formulation) 170 (87.6)
   Quinine (tablets) 58 (29.9)
   Amodiaquine (any formulation) 4 (2.1)
   Artesunate tablets 8 (4.1)
  1. * This category includes 3 clinics of similar service capacity as health centre II
  2. † Denominators for these variables do not include one health facility with missing value