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Table 5 Advice or treatment seeking behaviour of reported fever cases in past month

From: Evaluation of intensified behaviour change communication strategies in an artemisinin resistance setting

Indicator iBCC
N = 387
niBCC
N = 387
Mc Nemar p value
% 95 % CI % 95 % CI
Household with any reported fever case in past month 31.4 23.7–40.4 26.0 19.0–34.6 0.34
Sought any advice or treatment N = 123   N = 97   
94.1 89.3–96.9 93.8 87.3–97.1 0.91
When sought advice or treatment N = 115   N = 90   
 Same day 32.4 22.7–43.9 13.4 8.1–21.3 <0.01**
 1 day later 44.7 34.8–55.0 46.0 35.4–56.9
 2 days later 20.1 13.2–29.4 32.0 22.7– 3.1
 3 days or more later 2.8 0.6–11.7 8.6 5.3–13.7
 Sought treatment within 24 h 77.1 68.5–83.9 59.4 48.3–69.6 <0.01**
Had any test for malaria N = 115   N = 90   
40.8 26.9–56.4 50.5 37.9–63.1 0.33
Test type N = 47   N = 43   
 RDT/dipstick 54.0 37.0–70.1 48.2 34.7–61.9  
 Blood slide/microscopy 34.4 16.9–57.6 38.0 23.5–54.9 0.88
 Don’t know 11.5 4.9–24.8 13.8 3.8–39.3  
Test result N = 47   N = 43   
 Positive 27.9 12.8–50.3 24.5 8.4–53.5 0.82
 Negative 72.1 49.7–87.2 75.5 46.5–91.6
  1. **Significant at the 0.01 probability level