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Table 3 Effects of the intervention on AL adherence measured the day after expected completion of the full 3-day course—ITT analysis in category 3

From: Efficacy of text-message reminders on paediatric malaria treatment adherence and their post-treatment return to health facilities in Kenya: a randomized controlled trial

AL adherence Control N = 289 n (%) Intervention N = 273 n (%) All patients N = 562 n (%) OR (95% CI) p value
All AL doses completed 282 (97.6) 267 (97.8) 549 (97.7) 1.10 (0.37–3.33) 0.860
All doses timely completed 209 (72.3) 189 (69.2) 398 (70.8) 0.82 (0.56–1.19) 0.302
Dose 2
 Adherent 222 (76.8) 205 (75.1) 427 (76.0) 0.87 (0.58–1.29) 0.479
Dose 3
 Adherent 274 (94.8) 267 (97.8) 541 (96.3) 2.44 (0.93–6.37) 0.070
Dose 4
 Adherent 271 (93.8) 262 (96.0) 533 (94.8) 1.58 (0.73–3.41) 0.242
Dose 5
 Adherent 273 (94.5) 264 (96.7) 537 (95.6) 1.72 (0.75–3.96) 0.203
Dose 6
 Adherent 256 (88.6) 249 (91.2) 505 (89.9) 1.30 (0.74–2.28) 0.355