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Table 4 Distribution of the respondents into the six different keyword-groups of the summative manifest content analysis based on responses to open ended questions in the drugseller questionnaire on antibiotics and resistance.

From: "Practical knowledge" and perceptions of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance among drugsellers in Tanzanian private drugstores

Keyword groups Number of respondents n (%) Selected quotations translated Quotations in Swahili
Bacteria 20 (27) "Is drug that treats bacteria" "Ni dawa inayotibu Bacteria"
Infections 9 (12) "Is drug to treat infections" "Ni dawa ya kutibu maambukizi"
Bugs/Germs 10 (13) i) "Is drug that kills bugs" i) "Ni dawa zinaua wadudu"
   ii) "Drug that can kill germs" ii) "Dawa ambayo inaweza kuuwa vijidudu"
Many diseases/Strong drug 12 (16) i) "Drug that treats more than one disease" i) "Dawa inayotibu zaidi ya ugonjwa mmoja"
   ii) "Is strong drug" ii) "Ni dawa kali"
Drug 14 (19) "Is drug and treatment for disease" "Ni dawa na tiba kwa wa magonjwa"
Resistant germs/Chronic disease 4 (5) i) "Antibiotics is drugs that is capable of killing resistant germs in the body." i) "Antibiotic ni dawa ambayo inaweza kuuwa vijidudu sugu mwilini."
   ii) "Is any drug that is used to treat various chronic diseases in the body." ii) "Ni dawa yoyote ambayo hutumika kutibu magonjwa mbalimbali yenye usugu ndani ya mwili."
Not interpretable or missing 6 (8)