Table 3

Effects of the intervention on health centre utilisation by illness severity, health centre distance and household income (source: panel survey)

ConditionRate ratio* (95% CI)Ratio (1)/(2) (95% CI)
Severity†Severe (1)1.69 (1.22 to 2.32)1.16
Not severe (2)1.46 (1.10 to 1.93)(0.75 to 1.79)
Place of residenced<5 km (1)1.42 (1.09 to 1.85)0.79
d≥5 km (2)1.79 (1.31 to 2.43)(0.53 to 1.19)
Income quartileFirst quartile, poorest (1)1.13 (0.73 to 1.74)0.65
Other quartiles (2)1.73 (1.43 to 2.09)(0.43 to 0.99)
All1.52 (1.23 to 1.88)
  • *Rate ratios estimated by multilevel Poisson regression.

  • †As reported by the caregiver; the question was: do you think your child's life was in danger?