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Table 3 Prescription in ANC card of chloroquine prophylaxis and iron/folic acid supplemen-tation, self-reported ANC instructions and self-reported intake among ANC users (n = 159)

From: Malaria and anemia prevention in pregnant women of rural Burkina Faso

  Chloroquine (%) Iron/folic acid (%)
Prescription on ANC card   
   Complete prophylaxis 95 (60) 124 (78)
   Incomplete prophylaxis 29 (18) -
   Incorrect prescription 32 (20) 32 (20)
   No prescription (no ANC card) 3 (2) 3 (2)
Instructions given at ANC visits (self-reported)   
   Complete prophylaxis explained 46 (29) 111 (70)
   Incomplete prophylaxis explained 65 (41) -
   Incorrect instructions given 41 (26) 41 (26)
   No instructions given 7 (4) 7 (4)
Dosages taken (self-reported)   
   Complete prophylaxis 46 (29) 149 (94)
   Incomplete prophylaxis 67 (42) -
   Incorrect dose 43 (27) 8 (5)
   No prophylaxis 3 (2) 2 (1)
Duration of chloroquine and iron/folic acid prophylaxis   
   From 1st ANC until before delivery 20 (13) 20 (13)
   From 1st ANC until delivery 115 (72) 124 (78)
   From 1st ANC until after delivery 21 (13) 13 (8)
   No prophylaxis 3 (2) 2 (1)