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Table 3 Outcomes (%, number and adjusted odds ratio (AOR)) for most recent episode of fever, by intervention area*

From: Access to artemisinin combination therapy for malaria in remote areas of Cambodia

Outcome Intervention area
  No intervention Outreach VMW
  % (n) % (n) AOR (95% CI) % (n) AOR (95% CI)
Received biological diagnosis 17%
(42/251)
35%
(31/88)
2.4 (0.6–8.9)
(p = 0.102)
63%
(14/22)
10.7 (4.7–24.3)
(p =< 0.001)
Received modern drugs 85%
(213/251)
84%
(74/88)
0.7 (0.3–1.5)
(p = 0.340)
63%
(14/22)
0.28 (0.1–0.8)
(p = 0.03)
Received drugs from trained provider (of those who received modern drugs) 8%
(17/206**)
31%
(23/74)
4.0 (1.2–13.2)
(p = 0.023)
93%
(13/14)
147.5 (8.5–2571)
(p = 0.002)
Received artesunate and mefloquine (of those who received modern drugs) 8%
(17/210**)
22%
(16/74)
2.7 (1.0–7.6)
(p = 0.053)
64%
(9/14)
7.7 (1.8–28.2)
(p = 0.007)
Paid > $1 for treatment (of those who received modern drugs) 52%
(110/210**)
46%
(34/74)
1.2 (0.6–2.1)
(p = 0.525)
29%
(4/14)
0.55 (0.2–1.9)
(p = 0.107)
  1. *Adjusted for sex, age (< 6 and 6–14 years), distance from health centre (> 2 hours by motorcycle), poverty rank (poorest 40% and richest 20%) and survey design. Results in bold highlight variables that significantly affect the AOR.
  2. **Missing data therefore does not add up to 213