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National and sub-national variation in patterns of febrile case management in sub-Saharan Africa

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Given national healthcare coverage gaps, understanding treatment-seeking behaviour for fever is crucial for the management of childhood illness and to reduce deaths. Here, we conduct a modelling study triangulating household survey data for fever in children under the age of five years with georeferenced public health facility databases (n = 86,442 facilities) in 29 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, to estimate the probability of seeking treatment for fever at public facilities. A Bayesian...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41467-018-07536-9

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Funding agency for:
Snow, R
Grant:
203155
Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Communications Journal website
Volume:
9
Article number:
4994
Publication date:
2018-11-26
Acceptance date:
2018-11-07
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EISSN:
2041-1723
Source identifiers:
946360
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pubs:946360
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uuid:691703a6-fe14-4b5a-8a79-84366f92b9bc
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pubs:946360
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2018-11-26

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