Table 3

Association of child, clinician and facility characteristics with provider diagnosis of pneumonia among children with pneumonia by IMCI guidelines (n=573)

VariableSensitivity (%)P value
F test
Client demographics
 Child age (months)
 2 through 11 months28%145
 12 through 59 months18%0.019428
 Fever and/or tachypnoea confirmed by re-examination
 Severe case: child has fever and/or tachypnoea28%206
 Less severe case: child has neither fever nor tachypnoea16%0.001367