Table 2

Univariate and multivariate predictors for AL co-prescribed with antibiotics
Variable Univariate Multivariate
Odds ratio 95% CI P - value Odds ratio 95% CI P - value
Age group
< 5 years Referent
5 + years 0.63 0.47 - 0.84 0.007 0.63 0.46 - 0.85 0.009
Sex
Male Referent
Female 1.02 0.91 - 1.145 0.674 1.09 0.98 - 1.20 0.087
Temperature range
< 38.5°C Referent
≥ 38.5°C 0.91 0.71 - 1.16 0.381 0.85 0.64 - 1.12 0.204
Season
Low transmission Referent
High transmission 1.16 0.72 - 1.87 0.49 1.20 0.71 - 0.05 0.441
Facility type
Health centre Referent
Dispensary 1.45 0.84 - 2.50 0.156 1.39 0.84 - 2.30 0.164
Malaria test results
Positive Referent
Negative 2.12 1.34 - 3.34 0.006 2.21 1.65 - 2.97 0.001
Not tested 1.14 0.82 - 1.57 0.383 1.03 0.69 - 1.54 0.859

Njozi et al.

Njozi et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1097   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1097

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