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Table 2 Comparison of shopper characteristics according to the stocking status of DLDB at which they shopped

From: A pharmacy too far? Equity and spatial distribution of outcomes in the delivery of subsidized artemisinin-based combination therapies through private drug shops

  Never stocked ACTs Stocked ACTs   Never stocked SP Stocked SP  
Variable n Mean (SD) n Mean(SD) t (df), p n Mean(SD) n Mean(SD) t (df), p
Age of intended recipient (years) 215 23.77(12.95) 1648 21.11(13.85) 2.67 (1861), p=0.01 46 21.37(12.85) 1817 21.42(13.80) -0.02(1861),p=0.98
Age of purchaser (years) 289 30.43(8.70) 2270 30.11(8.47) 0.60 (2557), p=0.55 53 30.21(7.40) 2506 30.15(8.51) 0.05(2557),p=0.96
Education level of purchaser (0-6) 225 1.81 (0.96) 1966 2.21 (1.06) -5.38(2189), p<0.01 47 1.94(1.07) 2144 2.17(1.05) -1.50 (2189),p=0.13
Socioeconomic status of purchaser 289 26.96(11.61) 2274 35.22(16.19) -10.83^ (444), p<0.01 53 26.63(7.98) 2510 34.45(16.04) -6.84^(61),p<0.01
  1. ^Indicates Satterthwaite t-test was used for unequal variances