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Table 4 Medication cost of treatment

From: Adherence to treatment guidelines for uncomplicated malaria at two public health facilities in Nigeria; Implications for the ‘test and treat’ policy of malaria case management

  Treatment cost (Naira)
Variable Median Range Mean 95% CI
Antimalarial drugs     
 ACT 1176 45 – 41520 1587 1511 – 1663
 Mono-therapy 750 30 – 8485 1158 927 – 1389
Gender     
 Male 1158 72 – 41520 1340 1220 – 1460
 Female 1110 30 -16010 1499 1403 – 1594
Age group     
 Under 5 1062 45 – 7760 1151 1024 – 1277
 5 - 12 yrs 776 30 – 3734 914 741- 1087.2
 13 – 18 1118 150 – 7900 1243 1067 – 1418
 19 and above 1160 85 41520 1503 1412 – 2595
Facility 1160 30 – 41520 1559 1486 – 1632
 NAUMC 1085 85 – 8000 1171 1135 – 1207
 NAUTH 1378 30 – 41520 2101 1940 – 2262