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Table 3 Determinants associated with having a prescription in the five countries 2013 (logistic regression) (N = 994)

From: Treatment-seeking patterns for malaria in pharmacies in five sub-Saharan African countries

  AOR 95% CI p
Ghana
 Price of drug purchased 0.38 0.15–0.94 0.04
 Age (years)
  ≥17 1.0   
  6–16 2.51 0.40–11.50 0.37
  ≤5 56.8 5.67–89.9 <10−4
 Mean day of fever 1.10 0.91–1.32 0.31
Kenya
 Price of drug purchased 1.10 0.98–1.24 0.12
 Age (years)
  ≥17 1.0   
  6–16 5.40 1.97–14.83 0.001
  ≤5 2.63 1.09–6.38 0.03
 Presence of fever
  No 1.0   
  Yes 5.79 0.40–9.34 0.20
Nigeria
 Price of drug purchased 1.22 1.02–1.45 0.01
 Age (years)
  ≥17 1.0   
  6–16 1.75 0.64–4.77 0.28
  ≤5 3.59 1.48–8.70 0.005
 Mean day of fever 1.33 1.10–1.61 0.02
Tanzania
 Price of drug purchased 1.10 0.66–1.37 0.42
 Age (years)
  ≥17 1.0   
  6–16 1.22 0.14–10.83 0.86
  ≤5 1.15 0.28–4.76 0.84
 Mean day of fever 0.79 0.66–0.94 0.01
Uganda
 Price of drug purchased 0.93 0.79–1.09 0.38
 Age (years)
  ≥17 1.0   
  6–16 1.40 0.43–4.51 0.38
  ≤5 0.98 0.41–2.35 0.98
 Mean day of fever 1.07 0.95–1.20 0.27