Table 5

Association of clinician's classification of severity and the severity classification assigned by a computer algorithm based on data from recorded clinical signs (called the IMCI classification) in cases of pneumonia and malaria from the post-intervention period.

Alive

Died

OR

95% CI


Malaria – IMCI classification

Non-severe

257

18

4.0

1.4 – 10.7

Severe

25

7

Malaria – Clinician's classification

Non-severe

137

8

2.1

0.9 – 5.0

Severe

148

18

Pneumonia – IMCI classification

Not very severe

62

6

2.8

1.0 – 7.4

Very severe

75

20

Pneumonia – Clinician's classification

Not very severe

160

24

1.7

0.6 – 4.9

Very severe

20

5


Mwakyusa et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2006 6:9   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-6-9

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