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Table 6 Influence of in-service training on knowledge factors

From: Provider knowledge of treatment policy and dosing regimen with artemether-lumefantrine and quinine in malaria-endemic areas of western Kenya

  OR 95% CI P-value
Drug recommended for treatment of uncomplicated malaria 1.07 1.03-2.44 0.040
Treatment regimen for uncomplicated malaria in a child weighing 9 kg 2.01 1.66-3.83 0.039
Treatment regimen for uncomplicated malaria in an adult weighing 45 kg 2.03 1.68-3.80 0.039
Drug for treatment of severe malaria 1.44 0.78-1.99 0.142
Treatment regimen for severe malaria in a child weighing 9 kg 2.66 1.88-5.44 <0.0001
Treatment regimen for severe malaria in an adult weighing 45 kg 2.01 1.88-4.25 0.002
Awareness of recent ban 1.51 0.65-2.01 0.158
  1. Logistic regression analysis performed between dependent and independent variables to identify knowledge variables significantly associated with in-service training of staff. The P-values in bold were statistically significant at P ≤ 0.05; OR = Odd Ratios. 95% CI = 95% Confidence Interval.