Table 1: Characteristics of patent medicine sellers.

SexNumber (%)

Male328 (66.8%)
Female163 (33.2%)

Age (years)

21 34 (6.9%)
21–40374 (76.2%)
41 73 (14.9%)

Highest education attained

Primary 44 (8.96%)
Secondary255 (51.9%)
Tertiary192 (39.1%)

Training in orthodox healthcare

None374 (76.2%)
Healthcare training117 (23.8%)
 Dentists 2
 Nurses/Midwives 97
 Other 18