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Table 3 Characteristics of shoppers purchasing drugs at DLDB that stocked ACTs, by drug choice

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

  Bought antipyretic Bought antimalarial   Bought antimalarial other than ACT Bought ACT  
Variable n Mean(SD) n Mean (SD) t (df), p n Mean(SD) n Mean (SD) t (df), p
Age of intended recipient (years) 465 24.00 (12.32) 1002 19.34 (14.27) 6.54^(1036), p<0.01 490 22.35 (13.86) 512 16.46 (14.08) 6.67 (1000), p<0.01
Age of purchaser (years) 720 28.98 (8.71) 1282 30.65 (8.40) -4.21 (2000), p<0.01 660 30.62 (8.34) 622 30.69 (8.47) -0.16 (1280), p=0.88
Education level of purchaser (0-6) 629 2.10 (1.02) 1101 2.29 (1.11) -3.60^ (1404), p<0.01 562 2.29 (1.11) 539 2.29 (1.11) 0.01 (1099), p=0.99
Socioeconomic status of purchaser 720 33.78 (15.01) 1285 37.05 (16.92) -4.46^ (1642), p<0.01 661 38.44 (17.39) 624 35.57 (16.29) 3.06 (1283), p<0.01
  1. ^Indicates Satterthwaite t-test was used for unequal variances