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Table 2 Medication provision, major co-infection and mineral supplementation in the therapeutics centers of Debre Markos Referral and Finote Selam District Hospitals, 2016

From: Treatment outcome and associated factors of severe acute malnutrition among 6–59 months old children in Debre Markos and Finote Selam hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristics Frequency (n = 253) Percent
Vitamin A supplemented
 Yes 209 82.6
 No 44 17.4
Folic acid supplemented
 Yes 212 83.8
 No 41 16.2
Medications provided
 Amoxaciline 71 28.1
 Ceftriaxone 25 9.9
 Cephalexin 31 12.3
 Ampiciline 42 16.6
 Penciline 9 3.6
 Gentamicine 35 13.8
 cotrimoxazole 34 13.4
 Others 6 2.4
Co-infection
 Yes 163 64.4
 No 90 35.6
Major co-infection (n = 163)
 Diarrheoa 46 28.2
 Pneumonia 38 23.3
 Anemia 30 18.4
 Dehydration 10 6.1
 Fever 12 7.4
 TB 19 11.7
 Others 8 4.9