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Table 4 Results from interrupted time series regression assessing the odds of reported malaria cases being confirmed via rapid diagnostic test or microscopy for malaria in Lusaka District before and after the intervention of enhanced surveillance and feedback loop. Standard errors have been adjusted for correlated data at the clinic level

From: Enhanced surveillance and data feedback loop associated with improved malaria data in Lusaka, Zambia

  Factor Odds ratio (95 % confidence interval) p-value
Intervention Pre-intervention Reference  
Post-intervention 1.206 (0.367–3.962) 0.748
Monthly trend Pre-intervention 0.987 (0.949–1.027) 0.511
Post-intervention 1.090 (1.036–1.146) 0.002
Season Dry Reference  
Wet 2.571 (2.122–3.116) <0.001
Total outpatient attendance Per 1,000 0.919 (0.867–0.975) 0.007
  1. N = 26 facilities and 851,574 reported malaria cases