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Table 2 Factors independently associated with compliance of patient prescription with WHO recommendation (n = 1094)

From: Prescribing patterns and compliance with World Health Organization recommendations for the management of severe malaria: a modified cohort event monitoring study in public health facilities in Ghana and Uganda

Factors Crude PR [95% CI] LR p-value Adjusted PR [95% CI] LR p-value
Diagnosis result
 Positive Ref < 0.0001 Ref < 0.0001
 Negative 4.16 [3.20, 5.41] 4.56 [3.42, 6.08]
Sex
 Female Ref 0.314   
 Male 1.10 [0.91, 1.32]
Age (years)
 5+ Ref < 0.0001 Ref 0.205
 Under 5 1.50 [1.23, 1.84] 1.16 [0.89, 1.51]
Weight (kg)
 < 10 Ref < 0.0001 Ref 0.015
 10–19 1.03 [0.83, 1.29] 1.08 [0.88, 1.32]
 20+ 0.47 [0.34, 0.65] 0.65 [0.44, 0.96]
  1. PR prevalence ratio