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Table 1 Sources of recommendations and medicines for recent acute illnesses as reported in the household survey

From: What roles do accredited drug dispensing outlets in Tanzania play in facilitating access to antimicrobials? Results of a multi-method analysis

  Percentage of all medicines obtained by location [95 % CI]
Source of recommendation Total n = 581 ADDO n = 269 Public facility n = 184 Private/mission/ NGO facility/ other n = 128
 Doctor/nurse 60.0 [52.9, 66.6] 29.4 [20.1, 40.7] 99.0 [95.4, 99.8] 78.6 [63.2, 88.7]
 ADDO 30.9 [24.5, 38.2] 58.8 [49.1, 67.8] 0.3 [0.0, 2.6] 8.3 [3.3, 19.5]
 Self/ household member/ friend/ other 9.1 [6.2, 13.2] 11.8 [7.3, 18.6] 0.7 [0.1, 5.0] 13.1 [6.0, 26.1]
  Percentage of antimicrobials obtained by location [95 % CI]
Source of recommendation Total n = 128 ADDO n = 62 Public facility n = 37 Private/mission/ NGO facility/ other n = 29
 Doctor/nurse 60.7 [47.1, 72.8] 25.6 [11.8, 46.8] 100.0 [., .] 86.9 [60.9, 96.6]
 ADDO 32.3 [21.4, 45.4] 65.8 [45.1, 81.8] -** 1.7 [0.2, 13.6]
 Self/ household member/ friend/ other 7.1 [3.2, 15.0] 8.6 [3.6, 19.2] - 11.3 [2.6, 37.9]
  Percentage of antimicrobials obtained in ADDO/DLDBs by region (n = 62) [95 % CI]
Source of recommendation Mbeya n = 24 Morogoro n = 9 Singida n = 14 Tanga n = 15
 Doctor/nurse 29.0 [8.3, 64.9] 55.8 [14.3, 90.5] 5.1 [0.9, 23.8] 22.6 [7.8, 50.2]
 ADDO 62.5 [28.8, 87.3] 44.2 [9.5, 85.7] 83.4 [49.0, 96.3] 67.1 [45.2, 83.5]
 Self/ household member/ friend/ other 8.5 [2.0, 29.4] 0 11.5 [2.1, 44.4] 10.3 [2.5, 34.1]
  1. a ADDO accredited drug dispensing outlet
  2. bAll ADDO recommended antimicrobials were obtained from ADDOs