Table 3

Factors associated with a treatment response of <24 hours

Predictor variableAOR (95% CI)P values
Survey year20111.00
20120.77 (0.48 to 1.26)0.31
20160.45 (0.31 to 0.65)<0.01
Patient age<5 years1.00
5–15 years0.73 (0.56 to 0.96)0.02
16+ years0.49 (0.38 to 0.62)<0.01
Location of health facilityHighlands1.00
Lowland/
Coastal/
Islands
1.23 (0.84 to 1.82)0.29
Distance to health facilityHours0.59 (0.50 to 0.69)<0.01
Diagnostic tests and ACT in stockNo1.00
Yes0.86 (0.60 to 1.22)0.39
  • ACT, artemisinin combination therapy; AOR,adjusted OR.