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Table 4 Factors associated with accurate recall of treatment actions

From: The exit interview as a proxy measure of malaria case management practice: sensitivity and specificity relative to direct observation

Factor Diagnosis AM prescription 1 SP prescription 2 1st dose ingested Take away dose
  OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Interviewee           
Patient 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Caregiver 2.9 (1.0, 8.3) 0.05 1.3 (0.8, 2.2) 0.30 1.1 (0.7, 1.8) 0.71 2.0 (0.6, 6.6) 0.23 0.7 (0.1, 3.8) 0.72
Patient sex           
Male 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Female 1.5 (0.5, 4.4) 0.43 0.6 (0.5, 0.9) 0.01 1.1 (0.8, 1.7) 0.50 2.6 (1.0, 7.0) 0.06 2.2 (0.7, 7.1) 0.20
Patient age           
< 5 yrs 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
5 yrs + 1.7 (0.8, 3.9) 0.19 1.7 (1.0, 2.8) 0.06 1.1 (0.6, 1.7) 0.84 1.0 (0.3, 3.6) 0.96 1.3 (0.3, 6.1) 0.77
Consult time           
<17 mins 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
17 mins + 1.3 (0.6, 3.2) 0.52 1.3 (0.8, 2.0) 0.32 1.0 (0.7, 1.6) 0.83 1.1 (0.4, 2.6) 0.90 0.8 (0.3, 2.4) 0.66
  1. 1AM = antimalarial; 2SP = sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine.