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Table 5 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of the relationship between (any) antimalarial drug obtained and selected predictors (all visited shops)

From: Malaria treatment in the retail sector: Knowledge and practices of drug sellers in rural Tanzania

   Univariate model Multivariate model
Predictor n Odds Ratio (95% CI) P* Odds Ratio (95% CI) P*
Case scenario      
- Child 2–4 months 43 1   1  
- Child 1–4 years 33 0.85 (0.22–3.30) 0.815 0.62 (0.09–4.00) 0.612
- Adult 42 3.43 (1.18–9.98) 0.024 9.30 (1.70–50.92) 0.010
Shop type      
- General shop 98 1   1  
- Drug store 20 26.40 (7.91–88.10) <0.001 76.47 (13.07–447.50) <0.001
Location      
- Ifakara 32 1   1  
- DSS 86 0.95 (0.35–2.53) 0.911 1.65 (0.41–6.66) 0.480
  1. * Wald test of significance of effect