Table 2

Variation in prescription of anti-malarial drugs at a government-owned hospital in Ibadan, southwest Nigeria over a twenty-year period.

Year

CQ

SP

AQ

QN

PY

PG

HAL

ART


1983

N = 57

98.3%

0

0

0

0

1.7%

0

0


1985

N = 58

91.4%

0

1.7%

0

6.9%

0

0

0


1987

N = 58

89.7%

0

0

0

10.3%

0

0

0


1989

N = 57

80.7%

0

10.5%

3.5%

3.5%

1.8%

0

0


1992

N = 57

86%

12.3%

0

0

0

0

1.7%

0


1995

N = 57

68.4%

15.8%

0

10.5%

1.8%

0

1.8%

1.8%


1997

N = 57

82.5%

8.8%

0

7.0%

0

0

0

1.7%


CQ = Chloroquine; SP = Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamine; AQ = Amodiaquine; QN = Quinine; PY = Pyrimethamine; PG = Proguanil; HAL = Halofantrine; ART = Artemether

Gbotosho et al. Malaria Journal 2009 8:313   doi:10.1186/1475-2875-8-313

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