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Table 1 Characteristics of caregivers, 16 women

From: “I don’t hesitate to use the left-over antibiotics for my child” practices and experiences with antibiotic use among caregivers of paediatric patients at Zomba central hospital in Malawi

Variable Number
Number of Children Alive  
  1 5
  2 4
  3 2
  4 5
Ability to read/write  
  Yes 13
  Use of thumb 3
Occupation  
  Formal employment 2
  Not employed/ House wife 4
  Self-employment/ Small Business 10
Area of Residence  
  Rural areas 11
  Urban areas 5