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Table 3 Characteristics of key informants

From: Drivers of irrational use of antibiotics among children: a mixed-method study among prescribers and dispensers in Tanzania

Variable Prescribers n(%) Dispenser n(%)
Age (years)
  < 35 8(57) 10(71)
 35 and above 6(43) 4(29)
Sex
 Male 5(36) 10(71)
 Female 9(64) 4(29)
Professional education level
 Postgraduate 5(36) 0(0)
 Graduate 9(64) 10(71)
 Diploma 0(0) 4(29)
Experience of working with pediatric patients (years)
 2 4(29) 5(36)
 3 and above 10(71) 9(64)
  1. Prescriber means entitled to write antibiotics prescription, Dispenser means entitled to dispense antibiotics