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Table 3 Proportional hazards Cox model multiple variable analyses of determinants of survival of children admitted to OTP in Afar Regional State, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Factors associated with child survival in children admitted to outpatient therapeutic program at public health institutions in Afar Regional State, Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

VariableCured n (%)Censored n (%)AHR (95% CI)
Distance of HI from residence
 < 2 h141 (97.9)3 (2.1)2.91 (2.18, 3.88)*
 ≥ 2 h97 (68.3)45 (31.7)1
Number of < 5 children in the household
 1149 (86.1)24 (13.9)0.95 (0.70, 1.27)
 2–389 (78.8)24 (21.2)1
Deworming given
 Yes38 (88.4)5 (11.6)0.93 (0.58, 1.49)
 No200 (82.3)43 (17.7)1
Vitamin A supplementation
 No151 (77.4)44 (22.6)0.39 (0.25, 0.59)*
 Yes87 (95.6)4 (4.4)1
Cough at admission
 Yes4 (36.4)7 (63.6)0.62 (0.21, 1.81)
 No234 (85.1)41 (14.9)1
Antibiotic given
 No136 (86.1)22 (13.9)1
 Yes102 (79.7)26 (20.3)1.38 (1.01, 1.89)*
Measles vaccination
 No58 (80.6)14 (19.4)1
 Yes180 (84.1)34 (15.9)1.49 (0.90, 2.46)
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05