|Determinants of poor adherence to antibiotic prophylaxis (multivariate analysis), Lifou, New Caledonia, 2011|
|Variables||Odds Ratio (95% CI)||P Value*|
|Number of persons in the household ≥6||0.014|
|Yes||0.25 (0.08 – 0.75)|
|Previous history of ARF||0.047|
|Yes||0.20 (0.04 – 0.98)|
|Adequate healthcare coverage||0.013|
|Yes||0.21 (0.06 – 0.72)|
CI denotes confidence interval, ARF denotes acute rheumatic fever.
*p values were calculated with the use of logistic-regression analysis.
Variables candidates were : age <16 years old, male sex, distance from nearest health center >5 km, BPG injections’ recall system, follow up of ARF/RHD in health center of Xépénéhé, severe pain from BPG injection, number of persons in the household ≥6, previous history of ARF, full medical coverage.
p value was 0.67 by the Hosmer–Lemeshow test for goodness of fit.
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