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Table 3 Multivariable logistic regression models of the odds for seeking any advice or treatment for a child under five years with fever from the public sector, community sector or retail sector (Note: multivariable regression not conducted for "any source" as only one variable met the inclusion criteria of a p-value < 0.1).

From: From fever to anti-malarial: the treatment-seeking process in rural Senegal

First seek treatment in public sector First seek treatment in community sector First seek treatment in retail sector
Variable OR 95% CI P value Variable OR 95% CI P value Variable OR 95% CI P value
Child's age    0.05 Child's age    0.07 Child's age    0.08
   < 1 year 1.00       < 1 year 1.00       < 1 year 1.00   
   1-4 years 0.53 0.28, 1.00      1-4 year 3.53 0.90, 17.7      1-4 years 7.42 0.79, 69.6  
Socioeconomic status*    0.04 Gender    0.006 Household size    0.07
        Male 1.00       
   Lowest 1.00       Female 3.53 1.47,8.45      < 10 1.00   
   Middle 1.13 0.64, 1.99          10-14 4.38 1.17, 16.4  
   Highest 2.14 1.17, 3.91          ≥ 15 4.69 1.03, 21.3  
     No. wives    0.08     
        ≤ 1 1.00       
        ≥ 2 0.56 0.29, 1.07