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Table 4 Home remedy for malaria treatment

From: The effect of health education intervention on the home management of malaria among the caregivers of children aged under 5 years in Ogun State, Nigeria

  Experimental group Control group
  Pre- interventionn = 200 (%) Post- interventionn = 190 (%) Degree of change (%) P value Pre- interventionn = 200 (%) Post- interventionn = 180 (%) Degree of change (%) P value
Malact 150 (75.0) 172 (90.5) 15.4 <0.001 140 (70.0) 71.5 1.2 0.81
Paracetamol 68 (34.0) 170 (89.5) 55.3 < 0.001 70 (35.0) 36.3 1.2 0.81
Chloroquine 30 (15.0) 0 (0.0) -15.4 < 0.001 40 (20.0) 21.2 1.2 0.81
Tepid sponging 78 (39.0) 160 (84.2) 45.0 < 0.001 74 (37.0) 37.8 0.3 0.96
Herbal Medicine 20 (10.0) 13 (6.8) -3.2% 0.65 22 (11.0) 11.9 0.8% 0.89
Other drugs 16 (8.0) 15 (7.9) -0.1% 0.99 18 (9.2) 10.1 0.9 0.88