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Table 2 Regression analysis for the association between inappropriate ACT prescription and non-prescriber covariates

From: Extent of inappropriate prescription of artemisinin and anti-malarial injections to febrile outpatients, a cross-sectional analytic survey in the Greater Accra region, Ghana

Variable Crude OR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Facility level factors
 RDT stock-out
  Yesa 1   1  
  No 0.55 (0.36–0.85) 0.007 0.04 (0.01–0.14) < 0.001
 Municipal
  Ga Southa 1   1  
  La Dade Kotopon 1.3 (0.77–2.19) 0.322 Omitted  
  La Nkwantanang Madina 6.4 (3.2–12.8) < 0.01 0.37 (0.10–1.29) 0.117
Patient level factors
 Patient age-group
  <5a 1   1  
  ≥5 0.61 (0.4–0.9) 0.004 0.80 (0.54–1.19) 0.265
 Access to NHIS
  Noa 1    
  Yes 0.85 (0.62–1.2) 0.329   
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, OR odds ratio
  2. aReference category/group