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Table 3 Prompt and appropriate antibiotics among children with pneumonia symptoms

From: Integrated community case management of malaria and pneumonia increases prompt and appropriate treatment for pneumonia symptoms in children under five years in Eastern Uganda

Outcome indicator Intervention Control RR (95% CI)
n (%) n (%)
CHW gave antibiotic/referred* 158 (63.0) 142 (50.9) 1.69 (1.23-2.32)
CHW gave antibiotic/referred** 205 (81.7) 142 (50.9) 2.01 (1.49-2.71)
Appropriate antibiotics from any source 166 (66.1) 69 (24.7) 2.41 (1.91-3.04)
Prompt and appropriate antibiotics 114(45.4) 30 (10.8) 3.47 (2.41-4.99)
  1. * CHWs in intervention arm gave antibiotics and those in control arm referred to health facility.
  2. ** CHWs in intervention arm gave antibiotics or referred and those in control arm referred to health facility.