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Table 4 Predictors of patients' access to authorized malaria treatment providers within 24 hours in Rufiji and KU

From: Access to artemisinin-based anti-malarial treatment and its related factors in rural Tanzania

Variable Rufiji Kilombero-Ulanga
  n/N(%) Adjusted odds ratio (95%CI) n/N(%) Adjusted odds ratio (95%CI)
Male 167/442(37.8) reference 196/466(42.1) reference
Female 210/582(36.1) 0.991(0.7-1.3) 259/622(41.6) 1.063(0.8-1.4)
<5 years 134/328(40.9) reference 139/300(46.3) reference
≥5 years 243/696(34.9) 1.1(0.7-1.5) 316/788(40.1) 0.739(0.5-1.1)
Health facilities 251/550(45.6) reference 216/495(43.6) reference
ADDO 48/91(52.8) 1.383(0.9-2.2) 206/409(50.4) 1.343(1.0-1.8)
Other private 31/50(62.0) 1.886(1.0-3.6) 28/55(59.9) 1.510(0.8-2.7)
Non authorized providers 47/333(14.1) 0.230(0.2-0.5) 5/129(3.9) 0.090(0.3-0.2)
Poorest 64/194(33.0) reference 66/176(37.5) reference
Less poor 73/201(36.3) 1.24(0.8-2.0) 88/244(36.1) 0.831(0.5-1.4)
Middle 63/192(32.8) 0.92(0.6-1.4) 97/196(49.5) 1.352(0.8-2.3)
More rich 79/229(34.5) 0.987(0.6-1.5) 88/204(43.1) 1.041(0.6-1.7)
Least poor 98/208(47.1) 1.669(1.1-2.6) 116/268(43.2) 1.112(0.7-1.8)
Patients themselves 136/438(31.1) reference 189/482(39.2) reference
Male caretaker 43/108(39.8) 1.417(0.9-2.3) 65/140(46.4) 1.066(0.7-1.6)
Female caretaker 198/478(41.4) 1.433(1.0-2.1) 201/466(43.1) 1.093(0.8-1.5)
Low malaria transmission season 142/406(35.0) reference 132/352(37.5) reference
High malaria transmission season 235/618(38.0) 1.204(0.0.9-1.6) 323/736(43.9) 1.345(0.1-1.8)