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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