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Table 2 Home management of malaria cases by households in the cities of Douala and Yaoundé

From: Awareness, attitudes and prevention of malaria in the cities of Douala and Yaoundé (Cameroon)

Characteristics Douala (%) Yaoundé (%) Both cities (%)
N respondents 1039 1104 2143
Hospital 96 (9%) 206 (19%) 302 (14%)
Pharmacy 377 (36.3%) 392 (35.5%) 769 (35.9%)
Street drugs 216 (20.8%) 265 (24%) 481 (22.4%)
Plants (traditional medicine) 34 (3.3%) 42 (3.8%) 76 (3.5%)
Pharmacy & street drugs 58 (5.6%) 60 (5.4%) 118 (5.5%)
Pharmacy, street drugs and plants 258 (24.8%) 139 (12.6%) 397 (18.5%)