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Table 2 Association of patient, caregiver and referral characteristics with referral completion at BHC III, n = 136

From: Completion of community health worker initiated patient referrals in integrated community case management in rural Uganda

  Completed referral at BHC III Did not complete referral at BHC III p-value
Caregiver age (years), median [IQR] 25 [22–30] 27 [22–32] 0.2013
Child age (years), median [IQR] 1.37 [0.60–3.0] 1.88 [1.02–3.04] 0.1353
Child gender, n (%) 0.6202
 Male 50 (77%) 15 (23%)  
 Female 52 (73%) 19 (27%)  
Primary caregiver relationship to child (n = 135)
 Biological mother 96 (78%) 27 (22%)  
 Biological grandmother 4 (57%) 3 (43%) 0.2168a
 Biological father 1 (100%) 0 (0%) 0.9889
 Biological aunt 0 (0%) 1 (100%) 0.9887
 Other 0 (0%) 3 (100%) 0.9805
Village  
 1 19 (95%) 1 (5%)  
 2 5 (63%) 3 (37%) 0.0533b
 3 20 (69%) 9 (31%) 0.0514
 4 9 (82%) 2 (18%) 0.2642
 5 9 (82%) 2 (18%) 0.2643
 6 26 (90%) 3 (10%) 0.5108
 7* 6 (33%) 12 (66%) 0.0014
 8 8 (80%) 2 (20%) 0.2290
Day of week  
 Monday* 15 (60%) 10 (40%) 0.0295c
 Tuesday 19 (90%) 2 (10%)  
 Wednesday 14 (88%) 2 (12%) 0.7737
 Thursday 23 (77%) 7 (23%) 0.2170
 Friday 17 (85%) 3 (15%) 0.5954
 Saturday 5 (50%) 5 (50%) 0.0211
 Sunday 9 (65%) 5 (35%) 0.0735
Weekday vs weekend* 0.0377
 Weekday 88 (79%) 24 (21%)  
 Weekend 14 (58%) 10 (42%)  
  1. Univariate analyses calculated using t-test for continuous variables, Chi squared or Fisher’s exact test for binary variables, and logistic regression for non-binary categorical variables
  2. * Statistically significant at p < 0.05
  3. aReference: Biological mother
  4. bReference: Village 1
  5. cReference: Tuesday