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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