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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted analysis for determinants of seeking care at a drug shop as the initial response to illness

From: Caregiver responses and association with delayed care-seeking in children with uncomplicated and severe malaria

Variables All children (N = 325 pairs)
Univariate Multivariable
OR (95% CI); p-value OR (95% CI); p-value
Mother took decision on first day 0.76 (0.35, 1.61); 0.478 0.38 (0.16, 0.89); 0.026
Child
 Age in years 0.87 (0.67, 1.13); 0.319  
 Female 0.69 (0.36, 1.32); 0.273  
 Danger symptoms on day 1 1.26 (0.37, 4.23); 0.704  
 Exclusively breast feed for 6 months 1.59 (0.76, 3.33); 0.211  
 Sleeps under a net 2.00 (0.71, 5.61); 0.188 2.01 (0.69, 5.80); 0.195
Caregiver
 Age in years 0.97 (0.93, 1.01); 0.146 0.95 (0.91, 0.99); 0.043
 Mother of child 0.77 (0.32, 1.86); 0.569  
 Post primary education 0.49 (0.06, 3.56); 0.482  
 Employed 1.64 (0.85, 3.18); 0.137 2.33 (1.16, 4.69); 0.017
 Polygamous relationship 0.93 (0.42, 2.03); 0.859  
Head of home
 Age in years 0.96 (0.93, 0.98); 0.007  
 Post primary education 1.46 (0.72, 2.97); 0.288  
 Employed 1.54 (0.37, 0.58); 0.379  
≥ 3 children under 5 years of age in the home, n (%) 1.39 (0.59, 3.24); 0.751  
Socioeconomic position
 1 (lowest) Referent  
 2 0.68 (0.25, 1.85); 0.461  
 3 1.36 (0.58, 3.21); 0.475  
 4 (highest) 0.90 (0.35, 2.31); 0.840