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Table 5 Malaria case management outcomes by LGA

From: Evaluation of a capacity building intervention on malaria treatment for under-fives in rural health facilities in Niger State, Nigeria

Descriptive resultsUnivariate resultsMultivariate resultsa
 Intervention N = 420Comparison N = 420Chi2 p-valueN included in modelCrude odds ratioLower 95% CIUpper 95% CIN included modelAdjusted odds ratio aLower 95% CIUpper 95% CI
n%95% CIN%95% CI
RDT conducted25355.728.2, 80.115336.416.2, 62.90.2918352.210.4810.078231.410.30, 6.520. 650
RDT resultN = 253  N = 153  0.185NA       
 Positive16965.333.9, 87.37042.223.8, 63.1         
 Negative7734.712.7, 66.17257.836.9, 76.2         
Appropriate management of RDT positive with ASAQ or AL
 N = 168  N = 70  0.554        
 Yes15390.535.0, 84.96384.760.0, 95.3 2381.730.2511.932361.910.36, 10.040.426
Appropriate management of RDT negative (did not receive ASAQ or AL)
 N = 73  N = 71  0.204        
 Yes6688.766.5, 96.96796.282.1, 99.3 1440.300.042.211440.680.11, 4.360.664
Appropriate management of RDT negative (did not receive any antimalarial)
 N = 73  N = 71  0.004        
 Yes4337.28.9, 78.36492.768.0, 98.7 1440.050.0050.4691440.120.02, 0.770.028
  1. aAdjusted for: child characteristics: age, sex; carer characteristics: education, sex; health worker characteristics: age, sex; health facility daily record stock availability characteristics: rdt availability, either AL or ASAQ availability