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Table 3 Proportions of consultations in a health care structure for diarrhea according to demographic characteristics.

From: Health care seeking behavior for diarrhea in children under 5 in rural Niger: results of a cross-sectional survey

  Proportion Proportion ratio 95% CI p
Education     
0 years 68.3 Ref   
1 to 6 years 76.4 1.12 [0.98-1.27] 0.098
more than 6 years 63.4 0.93 [0.79-1.09] 0.359
Number of children     
1 to 2 64.5 Ref   
3 to 5 74.9 1.16 [1.07-0.27] 0.001
more than 5 86.0 1.33 [1.18-1.50] < 0.001
Sex     
male 66.3 Ref   
female 70.8 1.07 [0.98-1.17] 0.151
Age (months)     
24-59 60.9 Ref   
18-23 70.0 1.15 [1.02-1.30] 0.025
12-17 77.8 1.27 [1.15-1.41] < 0.001
6-11 75.7 1.24 [1.11-1.39] < 0.001
3-5 73.5 1.21 [1.02-1.42] 0.031
0-2 47.4 0.78 [0.48-1.25] 0.294
Vaccination     
No 67.0 Ref   
Oral history 66.3 0.99 [0.89-1.10] 0.86
Card confirmed 73.1 1.09 [0.99-1.21] 0.091
  1. Maradi Region, April 24th-May 21st 2009