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Table 2 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of children under 5 years for whom care was sought—2011 DHS and 2015 IMASIDA

From: Care-seeking behaviour and treatment practices for malaria in children under 5 years in Mozambique: a secondary analysis of 2011 DHS and 2015 IMASIDA datasets

Characteristics 2011 DHS (n = 1432) 2015 IMASIDA (n = 1529)
n Sought care (%) Lower confidence Upper confidence n Sought care (%) Lower confidence Upper confidence
Child’s age in months
 < 6 97 63.9 52.7 73.7 101 67.5 56.1 77.1
 6–11 212 71.7 63.2 78.9 182 67.1 58.3 74.8
 12–23 394 61.4 54.9 67.4 394 63.4 57.1 69.2
 24–35 298 59.5 52.5 66.2 325 65.1 57.4 72.0
 36–47 237 62.2 53.8 70.0 294 62.0 53.9 69.5
 48–59 193 60.2 50.1 69.5 224 59.4 50.2 68.0
 Missing data 1 0.1%    9 0.6%   
Sex of child
 Male 734 61.3 56.6 65.9 771 62.6 56.6 68.3
 Female 699 64.0 59.4 68.3 758 64.7 59.5 69.7
Place of residence
 Urban 377 75.0 69.8 79.7 305 74.9 68.4 80.4
 Rural 1055 58.2 53.8 62.5 1224 60.9 55.6 65.9
Region
 Northern
  Niassa 75 52.2 39.4 64.8 106 51.7 42.4 60.9
  Cabo Delgado 135 33.5 24.4 44.1 102 62.2 52.2 71.3
  Nampula 210 86.2 75.0 92.8 459 64.2 53.9 73.4
 Central
  Zambézia 362 56.6 49.4 63.5 37 58.5 48.2 68.0
  Tete 175 54.4 43.5 64.8 65 63.7 41.3 81.3
  Manica 99 59.3 45.3 71.9 72 68.3 59.6 75.9
  Sofala 170 76.7 68.7 83.2 110 69.9 58.1 79.6
 Southern
  Inhambane 49 65.8 53.2 76.5 52 77.8 64.4 87.1
  Gaza 60 71.4 62.0 79.3 113 73.5 61.8 82.7
  Maputo Province 58 68.9 57.7 78.2 32 76.7 63.6 86.2
  Maputo City 38 69.3 54.8 80.8 43 60.2 45.8 73.0
Wealth index
 Poorest 355 56.8 49.0 64.3 398 53.9 46.0 61.7
 Poorer 338 49.6 41.9 57.3 395 63.7 54.8 71.8
 Middle 284 66.4 60.2 72.0 323 63.3 56.3 69.7
 Richer 262 76.2 70.6 81.0 257 73.8 67.2 79.5
 Richest 194 72.2 64.0 79.2 155 72.7 64.4 79.6
Total 1432 62.6 59.0 66.1 1529 63.7 59.3 67.8