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Table 4 Quality of dispensing and counseling practices for patients who had AL dispensed

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

Task performed < 5 years (N = 296) ≥ 5 years (N = 373) All patients (N = 669)
  n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI
Weight measured 192 (64.9) 55.9–73.8 151 (40.5) 30.9–50.1 343 (51.3) 43.2–59.4
First dose given at the facility 40 (13.5) 7.4–19.7 58 (15.6) 8.4–22.7 98 (14.7) 8.5–20.8
Swallowing of first dose observed 34 (11.5) 5.3–17.6 56 (15.0) 7.8–22.2 90(13.5) 7.3–19.7
Dosage explained 284 (96.0) 93.3–98.6 363 (97.3) 95.1–99.5 647 (96.7) 94.7–98.7
Advice provided to complete all doses 185 (62.5) 55.1–69.9 262 (70.2) 64.1–76.4 447 (66.8) 61.3–72.3
Advice provided to take drug after a meal 132 (44.6) 37.1–52.1 182 (48.8) 42.7–54.9 314 (46.9) 41.3–52.6
Advice provided what to do if vomiting 24 (8.1) 2.9–13.3 20 (5.4) 2.1–8.6 44 (6.6) 3.1–10.1