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Table 3 Comparing ADDO dispenser behaviors by scenario during mystery shopper visits using multivariate logistic regression models

From: What roles do accredited drug dispensing outlets in Tanzania play in facilitating access to antimicrobials? Results of a multi-method analysis

  Odds ratio [95 % confidence intervals]
Behavior of ADDO dispenser Antimicrobial request scenario (n = 102)a Pneumonia scenario (n = 102)a
 Probing for danger signs 0.51** [0.28,0.94] 1.51 [0.85,2.68]
 Giving a diagnosis 0.67 [0.33,1.37] 5.75**** [3.08,10.72]
 Dispensing medicines 1.00 [0.33,3.07] 0.17*** [0.07,0.42]
 Dispensing antimicrobial 13.67**** [6.52,28.66] 2.25*** [1.27,3.97]
 Giving reasons for dispensing medicine(s) 0.73 [0.41,1.31] 1.22 [0.66,2.26]
 Giving instructions on how to use medicine(s) 0.87 [0.60,1.27] 2.08**** [1.49,2.91]
 Advising caregiver to watch for danger signs 0.34* [0.12,1.01] 2.47*** [1.25,4.87]
 Instructing caregiver to go to the health facility 0.65 [0.26,1.61] 5.90**** [2.91,11.96]
 Referring child to health facility or doctor 1.53 [0.80,2.92] 2.27** [1.14,4.51]
  1. aCompared to mild ARI scenario (n = 102) and adjusted for region
  2. * p < 0.10, ** p < 0.05, *** p < 0.01, **** p < 0.001