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Table 4 Odds of receiving ACT and diagnostic testing by household wealth quintile, among children under five with fever in the past two weeks

From: Monitoring fever treatment behaviour and equitable access to effective medicines in the context of initiatives to improve ACT access: baseline results and implications for programming in six African countries

  Benin DRC Madagascar Nigeria Uganda Zambia
  N = 927 N = 2, 626 N = 2, 120 N = 3, 155 N = 1, 750 N = 1, 886
Received ACT
Lowest 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Low 1.15
(0.55-2.39)
1.20
(0.72-2.03)
3.92
(1.35-11.41)*
1.07
(0.40-2.82)
0.62
(0.33-1.17)
0.86
(0.55-1.33)
Middle 1.55
(0.60-3.99)
1.01
(0.46-2.20)
6.75
(1.91-23.85)**
2.97
(1.13-7.83)*
0.58
(0.32-1.04)
0.81
(0.49-1.32)
High 1.30
(0.64-2.65)
1.42
(0.63-3.24)
7.25
(1.55-33.85)*
3.51
(1.44-8.59)**
0.81
(0.38-1.72)
0.47
(0.25-0.87)*
Highest 2.68
(1.12-6.42)*
2.18
(1.12-4.24)*
5.37
(1.58-18.24)**
6.59
(2.73-15.89)***
1.11
(0.56-2.20)
0.62
(0.33-1.14)
Received blood test
Lowest 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Low 7.04
(0.75-65.88)
1.61
(0.94-2.76)
1.88
(0.68-5.24)
1.28
(0.63-2.62)
1.76
(0.96-3.24)
1.13
(0.82-1.54)
Middle 4.07
(0.31-53.90)
2.30
(1.41-3.76)**
1.54
(0.62-3.81)
1.19
(0.58-2.43)
1.85
(0.95-3.62)
0.94
(0.64-1.38)
High 7.91
(0.65-96.01)
3.02
(1.80-5.08)***
2.99
(1.16-7.69)*
1.45
(0.80-2.60)
2.00
(1.11-3.59)*
0.76
(0.49-1.19)
Highest 11.87
(1.27-110.58)*
5.92
(3.51-9.98)***
3.16
(1.21-8.22)*
2.58
(1.48-4.50)**
4.53
(2.37-8.64)***
1.06
(0.70-1.60)
  1. * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001