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Table 4 Percentage of children aged 0–47 months taken for treatment in a formal health facility, with increasing numbers of the inequity factors in the final multivariate models in Table 3

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

  % (fraction)
Cross River
Among those from communities with a formal health facility (chi-square for linear trend 9.41, p <0.05)
From households with enough food and safe water 46% (442/972)
From households with either enough food or safe water 37% (682/1,866)
From households with neither enough food nor safe water 32% (132/407)
Among those from communities without a formal health facility (chi-square for linear trend 35.26, p <0.05)
Mothers have higher education and some income of their own 31% (86/274)
Mothers have either higher education or some income of their own 22% (120/537)
Mothers have neither higher education nor some income of their own 9% (21/225)
Bauchi
Among those from communities with a formal health facility (chi-square for linear trend 76.55, p <0.05)
Mothers have some formal education and some income of their own 66% (281/425)
Mothers have either some formal education or some income of their own 48% (899/1,877)
Mothers have neither formal education nor some income of their own 39% (324/829)
Among those from communities without a formal health facility (chi-square for linear trend 1.72, p =0.19)
Mothers have some formal education and some income of their own 52% (80/155)
Mothers have either some formal education or some income of their own 40% (433/1,092)
Mothers have neither formal education nor some income of their own 41% (238/577)