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Table 7 Multivariable analysis associated with negative outcomes in the sample of admissions from the Nigeria Outpatient Therapeutic Program (2010 to 2013)

From: Mid-upper-arm circumference based case-detection, admission, and discharging of under five children in a large-scale community-based management of acute malnutrition program in Nigeria

Variable Strength of associationa
Time-to-travelb 1.08 (1.07;1.10)
MUAC at admissionc 0.96 (0.96;0.96)
Diarrhea at admission 0.87 (0.83;0.91)
Cough at admission 0.88 (0.83 0.93)
Diarrhea during the treatment episode 1.51 (1.37;1.66)
Vomiting during the treatment episode 1.73 (1.49;2.00)
Fever during the treatment episode 1.28 (1.15;1.42)
Cough during the treatment episode 1.38 (1.21;1.58)
  1. aResults presented as adjusted odds ratio (AOR) and 95% confidence interval
  2. bAOR is for an increase of one hour in travel time
  3. cAOR is for an increase of 1 mm in MUAC