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Table 1 Potential determinants of seeking treatment from a formal health facility, among children aged 0–47 months with severe fever in the last month

From: Equity and seeking treatment for young children with fever in Nigeria: a cross-sectional study in Cross River and Bauchi States

Potential determinants Weighted % (fraction)
Cross River state Bauchi state
Female sex 50 (2,296/4,523) 48 (2,485/5,107)
Fever lasting five or more days 37 (1,674/4,502) 28 (1,351/4,978)
Rural household 72 (3,249/4,524) 83 (4,379/5,107)
Household with three or more children 54 (2,311/4,217) 66 (3,325/5,046)
Household without enough food in the last week 20 (924/4,495) 10 (460/5,074)
Household with unsafe source of drinking water 65 (2,766/4,505) 58 (3,230/5,085)
Female-headed household 18 (811/4,513) 0 (25/5,087)
Household considers financial situation below average 34 (1,593/4,504) 16 (855/5,076)
Household head with less than junior secondary education 40 (1,822/4,436) 75 (3,806/5,054)
Father with less than junior secondary education 30 (1,343/4,303) 76 (3,817/5,048)
Mother with less than junior secondary education 40 (1,832/4,480)
Mother with no formal education 81 (4,109/5,102)
Mother with no income of her own 42 (1,794/4,252) 36 (1,809/5,045)
Community without a formal health facility 27 (1,116/4,420) 39 (1,875/5,087)