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Table 3 Significant Reasons as to why a treatment option was chosen

From: Seeking treatment for symptomatic malaria in Papua New Guinea

Reasons for treatment seeking
  Ref: Health Centre Site Age Accessibility of
Provider
Perception of
Provider
Drug
Availability
Wanting to Get
better
Being sick Minutes Other
First treatment (n = 834) Hospital -1.89
[-3.05; -0.72]**
0.01
[-0.00; 0.03]
-2.12
[-3.51; -0.74]**
-2.23
[-4.29; -0.16]*
-1.81
[-3.59; -0.02]*
-2.78
[-3.59; -0.02]*
-0.18
[-2.15; 1.79]
0.00
[-0.01; 0.01]
#
Sub Health
Centre
1.09
[0.47; 1.72]**
0
[-0.01; 0.01]
-0.40
[-1.09; 0.28]
-0.98
[-1.66; -0.30]**
-0.22
[-0.87; 0.43]
-0.01
[-0.83; 0.81]
-0.37
[-1.21; 0.46]
-0.02
[-0.02; -0.01]**
#
Aid Post -1.93
[-3.93; 0.07]
0.03
[0.01; 0.05]*
-1.42
[-3.13; 0.29]
0.66
[-0.26; 1.58]
-0.84
[-2.35; 0.67]
0.09
[-1.16; 1.34]
0.17
[-1.65; 1.98]
-0.01
[-0.03; 0.00]
#
Pharmacy/Shop/
Kiosk/Street
Trader
-2.47
[-4.76; -0.18]*
0.02
[-0.01; 0.05]
-1.70
[-2.93; -0.46]**
0.01
[-1.20; 1.22]
-2.36
[-3.71; -1.02]**
-1.40
[-3.87; 1.06]
-38.38
[-39.74; -37.03]**
-0.10
[-0.18; -0.02]*
#
Neighbour -0.56
[-1.60; 0.48]
0.01
[-0.02; 0.03]
-2.24
[-3.32; -1.17]**
0.60
[-0.44; 1.64]
-3.34
[-4.85; -1.84]**
-0.48
[-1.76; 0.80]
-0.63
[-2.32; 1.05]
-0.19
[-0.24; -0.13]**
#
Traditional
Healer
-2.62
[-4.76; -0.48]*
-0.01
[-0.04; 0.02]
-1.75
[-3.08; -0.42]**
-37.00
[-38.52; -35.47]**
0.44
[-1.08; 1.95]
-37.39
[-39.50; -35.28]**
0.4
[-3.36; 4.16]
-0.98
[-1.50; -0.45]**
#
Second treatment (n = 231) Hospital -0.06
[-1.16; 1.04]
# 0.68
[-0.53; 1.89]
# # # -0.39
[-1.69; 0.92]
3.47
[1.56; 5.38]**
0.01
[0.00; 0.02]*
Sub Health Centre 1.00
[-0.06; 2.06]
# -1.29
[-2.88; 0.31]
# # # 0.15
[0.84; 1.14]
-34.42
[-36.08; -32.76]**
0.00
[-0.01; 0.01]
Aid Post -34.67
[-35.82; -33.51]**
# 0.38
[-1.61; 2.36]
# # # 0.74
[-0.58; 2.07]
-34.14
[-35.80; -32.49]**
0.01
[-0.01; 0.02]
Neighbour 0.36
[-0.30; 1.03]
# 0.33
[-0.42; 1.08]
# # # -2.32
[-3.48; -1.16]**
1.55
[-0.18; 3.27]
0
[-0.01; 0.01]
Traditional Healer -0.40
[-1.97; 1.18]
# 2.47
[0.76; 4.18]**
# # # -34.94
[-35.94; -33.94]**
2.33
[-0.08; 4.73]
0.01
[-0.00; 0.02]
  1. Estimated multinomial logistic regression coefficients are reported and robust 95% CI are in brackets; (regression was clustered to adjust standard errors for intra-group correlation. Cluster was the "house" as sample unit in the survey conducted)*significant at 5%; **significant at 1%.
  2. #Not included because no statistically significant relation with the dependent variable in the univariate analysis, p >.10