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Table 4 Predictors of prompt and effective treatment

From: Factors affecting treatment-seeking for febrile illness in a malaria endemic block in Boudh district, Orissa, India: policy implications for malaria control

Predictor variable Odds ratio 95% CI P
Age group (years)    
   < 5§ 1.00 __ __
   ≥ 5 2.00 0.84-4.80 0.012
Caste    
   ST§ 1.00 __ __
   SC 2.13 1.11-4.07 0.022
   Others 1.61 0.94-2.76 0.081
Education    
   No schooling§ 1.00 __ __
   Some schooling 1.27 0.72-2.25 0.402
Distance (kilometers)    
   ≤ 5§ 1 __ __
   > 5 2.04 1.09-3.83 0.026
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