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Table 4 Effects of the intervention on adherence to individual AL doses measured within 24 h of expected completion of the specific dose—ITT analysis by category

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

Doses Patient category Control n (%) Intervention n (%) All patients n (%) OR (95% CI) p value
Dose 2 1 N = 237 N = 241 n = 478   
 Adherent   192 (81.0) 186 (77.2) 378 (79.1) 0.76 (0.48–1.19) 0.233
Dose 3 1      
 Adherent   230 (97.1) 235 (97.5) 465 (97.3) 1.19 (0.39–3.59) 0.762
Dose 4 2 N = 226 N = 239 N = 465   
 Adherent   205 (90.7) 223 (93.3) 428 (92.0) 1.43 (0.73–2.81) 0.303
Dose 5 2      
 Adherent   207 (91.6) 220 (92.1) 427 (91.8) 1.06 (0.55–2.06) 0.857
Dose 6 3 N = 289 N = 273 N = 562   
 Adherent   256 (88.6) 249 (91.2) 505 (89.9) 1.30 (0.74–2.28) 0.355