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Table 5 Barriers to SP-IPTp use among respondents attending ANC in Cross River State

From: Barriers to and determinants of the use of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Cross River State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Variable n (%) (95 % CI)
Lack of autonomy of decision-making (n = 400)
 Yes 330 (82.5) (78.4–86.1)
 No 70 (17.5) (13.9–21.6)
Source of SP among those who used it (n = 165)
 ANC clinic 110 (66.7) (58.9–73.8)
 Drug vendor 55 (33.3) (26.2–41.1)
Reason for buying SP from a drug vendor (n = 55)
 Stock-out of SP in the ANC clinic 55 (100) (0.94–1.00)
Directly observed treatment during ANC visit (n = 110)
 Yes 36 (32.7) (24.1–42.3)
 No 74 (67.3) (57.7–75.9)