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Table 2 Treatment seeking pattern and source of care

From: A study to evaluate the acceptability, feasibility and impact of packaged interventions (“Diarrhea Pack”) for prevention and treatment of childhood diarrhea in rural Pakistan

  Overall Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4
  Intervention Control Intervention Control Intervention Control Intervention Control Intervention Control
  n = 9581 n = 8663 n = 2675 n = 1744 n = 2368 n = 1976 n = 2581 n = 2527 n = 1957 n = 2416
Children with diarrhea who sought treatment 94.8 (91.5 , 98.1) 76.6 (66.9 , 86.4) 89.8 (83.8 , 95.7) 75.8 (62.3 , 89.2) 95.8 (91.2 , 100.3) 77 (64.9 , 89.1) 97.8 (94.5 , 101) 78.5 (70.6 , 86.4) 96 (91 , 101) 75.3 (66.1 , 84.4)
Government sector health care provider 3.6 (1.2 , 6.1) 17.8 (8.6 , 26.9) 4.3 (1.8 , 6.7) 22.3 (10 , 34.5) 3.3 (0.6 , 5.9) 15.8 (6.7 , 24.8) 4.5 (1.1 , 7.9) 17.8 (6.9 , 28.6) 2.5 (−0.1 , 5.1) 15.3 (9.6 , 20.9)
Private sector health care provider 95.8 (92.8 , 98.8) 77.6 (68.9 , 86.3) 94.5 (91.8 , 97.2) 73.5 (63.6 , 83.4) 96.3 (93.2 , 99.3) 77.3 (65.7 , 88.8) 95.3 (91.4 , 99.1) 77.5 (65.7 , 89.3) 97.3 (94.2 , 100.3) 82.3 (78.3 , 86.2)
Government sector health care provider           
Doctor 86.6 (73.9 , 99.3) 93.1 (89.8 , 96.3) 72 (34.5 , 109.5) 98.3 (96.5 , 100) 88.3 (79 , 97.5) 91.3 (86.7 , 95.8) 93.3 (83.1 , 103.4) 93.3 (89.9 , 96.6) 92.8 (82.2 , 103.3) 89.5 (79.4 , 99.6)
Lady Health Worker 0.2 (−0.1 , 0.4) 0.9 (−0.4 , 2.1) 0 (0 , 0) 0.3 (−0.3 , 0.8) 0.3 (−0.3 , 0.8) 1 (−1 , 3) 0.3 (−0.3 , 0.8) 0.8 (−0.2 , 1.7) 0.3 (−0.3 , 0.8) 1.5 (−0.3 , 3.3)
Pharmacy 2.1 (−0.4 , 4.6) 1.7 (−1.3 , 4.6) 5 (−3.1 , 13.1) 0.6 (−0.7 , 1.9) 1.8 (−1.9 , 5.4) 2.7 (−1.3 , 6.6) 0.9 (−0.9 , 2.7) 2.7 (−2.8 , 8.1) 0.8 (−0.8 , 2.4) 0.7 (−0.1 , 1.5)
Private sector healthcare provider           
Doctor 14.4 (2.8 , 26) 78.8 (61.9 , 95.6) 19.5 (6.1 , 32.9) 86.5 (70.8 , 102.2) 13.5 (2.6 , 24.4) 80.8 (67.3 , 94.2) 12.5 (1.5 , 23.5) 76.3 (59.3 , 93.2) 12.3 (1.8 , 22.7) 71.5 (52.4 , 90.6)
Hakim 0.1 (−0.1 , 0.2) 4.5 (−3.8 , 12.8) 0.3 (−0.3 , 0.8) 4 (−3.5 , 11.5) 0 (0 , 0) 5.3 (−4.1 , 14.6) 0 (0 , 0) 3 (−1.9 , 7.9) 0 (0 , 0) 5.8 (−3.5 , 15)
Pharmacy 7 (2.3 , 11.6) 12.4 (7.7 , 17.1) 9.1 (3.2 , 15.1) 7.5 (1.3 , 13.8) 6.9 (2.4 , 11.5) 12.9 (4.9 , 20.8) 5.2 (1.6 , 8.9) 14.7 (9.1 , 20.3) 6.5 (0.1 , 13) 14.5 (8.8 , 20.2)
Project CHW* 75.8 (58.5 , 93.1) 0.1 (0 , 0.3) 68.3 (50.1 , 86.4) 0 (0 , 0) 76.8 (59.7 , 93.8) 0 (0 , 0) 78.5 (61.8 , 95.2) 0.3 (−0.3 , 0.8) 79.8 (61.9 , 97.6) 0.3 (−0.3 , 0.8)
  1. *Project appointed community health workers.