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Table 3 Final multivariate models of variables associated with taking children, aged 0–47 months, to a formal health facility for treatment of severe fever

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

  ORa 1 95% CIca for ORa 2
Cross River
Among those from communities with a formal health facility
Fever lasted less than five days 0.71 0.61–0.83
Household with enough food in the last week 1.30 1.07–1.58
Household with a safe water source 1.41 1.09–1.82
Among those from communities without a formal health facility
Fever lasted less than five days 0.57 0.41–0.78
Mother has her own income 1.89 1.28–2.78
Mother has junior secondary education or higher 1.54 1.09–2.19
Household head has junior secondary education or higher 2.27 1.55–3.31
Bauchi
Among those from communities with a formal health facility
Fever lasted less than five days 0.63 0.53–0.76
Mother has her own income 1.32 1.06–1.64
Mother has some formal education 1.77 1.37–2.29
Household head has junior secondary education or higher 1.82 1.45–2.28
Among those from communities without a formal health facility
Fever lasted less than five days 0.71 0.53–0.96
Mother has her own income 0.81 0.66–0.99
Mother has some formal education 2.09 1.25–3.50
  1. 1Adjusted Odds Ratio.
  2. 295% Confidence Interval, cluster adjusted.