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Table 1 Occurrence of Fever by Selected Variables

From: Poverty and fever vulnerability in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis

  Fever Occurrence in Child
Yes No Total Chi P value
Region      
North Central 414(9.2) 4066(90.8) 4480(100.0)   
North east 1145(20.2) 4512(79.8) 5657(100.0) 519.3 <0.0001
North West 1017(15.12) 5707(84.9) 6724(100.0)   
South east 542(25.2) 1606(74.8) 2148(100.0)   
South south 578(19.7) 2358(80.3) 2936(100.0)   
South West 269(8.8) 2790(91.2) 3059(100.0)   
Total 3965(15.9) 21039(84.1) 25004(100.0)   
Place of residence      
Urban 914(13.3) 5960(86.7) 6874(100.0)   
Rural 3051(16.8) 15079(83.2) 18130(100.0)   <0.0001
Total 3965(15.9) 21039(84.1) 25004(100.0)   
Possession of bed net in household      
No 3404(16.1) 17689(83.9) 21093(100.0)   
Yes 506(16.3) 2604(83.7) 3110(100.0) 0.035 0.0.85
Total 3910(16.2) 20293(83.8) 24203(100.0)   
Children <5 yrs slept under bed net last night      
No 425(17.3) 2027(82.7) 2452(100.0) 2.92 0.085
Yes 580(15.69) 3117(84.3) 3697(100.0)   
Total 1005(16.3) 5144(83.7) 6149(100.0)   
Type of bed net child slept under      
Treated net 222(16.09) 1158(.9) 1380(100.0)   
Untreated net 283(16.4) 1443(83.6) 1726(100.0) 0.054 0.82
Total 505(16.3) 2601(83.7) 3106(100.0)   
Sex of child      
Male 206816.3 10588(83.7) 12656(100.0) 4.47 0.034
Female 189715.4) 10451(84.6) 12348(100.0)   
Total 3965(15.9) 21039(84.1) 25004(100.0)   
Wealth quintile of household      
Lowest (poorest) 1106(17.04) 5385(82.96) 6491(100.0)   
Second(poorer) 978(16.6) 4903(83.4) 5881(100.0) 30.78 <0.0001
Middle 770(15.8) 4105(84.2) 4875(100.0)   
Fourth(richer) 651(15.4) 3585(84.6) 4236(100.0)   
Highest(richest) 460(13.1) 3061(87.0) 3521(100.0)   
Total 3965(15.9) 21039(84.1) 25004(100.0)   
Age (months)      
<6 274(9.42) 2635(90.58) 2909(100.0)   
6-11 566(19.96) 2270(80.04) 2836(100.0)   
12-23 1027(21.03) 3857(78.97) 4884(100.0)   
24-35 800(17.77) 3703(82.23) 4503(100.0) 263.67 <0.0001
36-47 681(14.32) 4703(85.68) 4754(100.0)   
48-59 558(13.06) 3713(86.94) 4271(100.0   
Total 3906(16.17) 20251(83.8) 24157(100.0)   
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