Table 2Professional advice sought by the patients with malaria symptoms visiting local clinics

The type of advice sought Muheza Mjini (n = 180) Ngomeni (n = 197) Bwembera (n = 178) Kisiwani (n = 168) Mkinga (n = 164) Maramba (n = 192)
Diagnosis of symptoms and treatment 150 (75%) 168 (84%) 150 (75%) 150 (75%) 147 (73.5%) 153 (76.5%)
Suggestions of appropriate sources for purchasing antimalarials 20 (10%) 14 (7.0%) 16 (8%) 11 (6%) 12 (6%) 13 (6.5%)
Use of antimalarials bought from non-pharmacy shops 10 (5%) 15 (7.5%) 12 (6%) 7 (3.5%) 5 (2.5%) 26 (13%)

From: Malaria Control at the District Level in Africa: The Case of the Muheza District in Northeastern Tanzania

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The Intolerable Burden of Malaria II: What's New, What's Needed: Supplement to Volume 71(2) of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Breman JG, Alilio MS, Mills A, editors.
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