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Table 2 Medication with commonly-used antimicrobial drugs

From: A cross-sectional study of antimicrobial use among self-medicating COVID-19 cases in Nyeri County, Kenya

Treated self Freq Percent
No 214 76.43
Yes 66 23.57
Total 280 100
When self-treated Freq Percent
After test 26 39.39
Before test 40 60.61
Total 66 100
Times Freq Percent
1 32 48.48
 > 1 34 51.52
Total 66 100
Where obtained medicine Freq Percent
Pharmacy 45 75.0
Other * 15 25.0
Total 60 100
Which medicine Freq Percent
Amoxycilline 14 23.3
Azithromycin 24 40.0
Can’t remember 13 21.7
Others** 9 15.0
Total 60 100
Selection based on Freq Percent
Own experiences 16 26.7
Opinion of friends/family 11 18.3
Previous doctor's prescription 5 8.3
Recommendation by community pharmacists 15 25.0
other 13 21.7
Total 60 100
Checked instructions Freq Percent
I was not given 1 1.7
Never 26 43.3
Yes, sometimes 14 23.3
Yes, always 19 31.7
Total 60 100
  1. *Includes Government and private hospitals
  2. **Comprises Amoxyclav, Clarithromycin, and Tetracyclines