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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate predictors for AL co-prescribed with antibiotics

From: Predictors of antibiotics co-prescription with antimalarials for patients presenting with fever in rural Tanzania

Variable Univariate Multivariate
Odds ratio 95% CI P - value Odds ratio 95% CI P - value
Age group       
  < 5 years Referent      
  5 + years 0.63 0.47 - 0.84 0.007 0.63 0.46 - 0.85 0.009
Sex       
  Male Referent      
  Female 1.02 0.91 - 1.145 0.674 1.09 0.98 - 1.20 0.087
Temperature range       
  < 38.5°C Referent      
  ≥ 38.5°C 0.91 0.71 - 1.16 0.381 0.85 0.64 - 1.12 0.204
Season       
  Low transmission Referent      
  High transmission 1.16 0.72 - 1.87 0.49 1.20 0.71 - 0.05 0.441
Facility type       
  Health centre Referent      
  Dispensary 1.45 0.84 - 2.50 0.156 1.39 0.84 - 2.30 0.164
Malaria test results       
  Positive Referent      
  Negative 2.12 1.34 - 3.34 0.006 2.21 1.65 - 2.97 0.001
  Not tested 1.14 0.82 - 1.57 0.383 1.03 0.69 - 1.54 0.859