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Table 5 Model to show how varying the proportion of febrile children passing through each step in the treatment pathway for those seeking care from a community delivery point influences the ultimate proportion that receive an ACT (unadjusted for RDT use).

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

  Actual data Same proportion accessing as currently go to public sector Same proportion accessing as currently go to any provider
Community delivery point N % Cum.% N % Cum.% N % Cum.%
1. U5s with fever in last 2 weeks 305 100 100 305 100 100 305 100 100
2. Sought any advice or treatment 24 7.8 7.8 96 31.5 31.5 188 61.6 61.6
3. Within 48 hours 20 83.3 6.5 80 83.3 26.2 157 83.3 51.3
4. Received an AM 11 55.0 3.6 44 55.0 14.4 86 55.0 28.2
5. Received an ACT 9 81.8 2.9 36 81.8 11.8 70 81.8 23.1