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Table 3 Delay in seeking healthcare of measles confirmed and suspected cases in SNNPR, Ethiopia, 2014

From: Poor quality data challenges conclusion and decision making: timely analysis of measles confirmed and suspected cases line list in Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s Region, Ethiopia

Variable Time interval to visit health facilities
Within 48 h. 2–3 day/s 4+ days
Age (years)
  < 1 118 (40.0%) 132 (44.7%) 45 (15.3%)
 1–4 150 (35.0%) 210 (49.0%) 69 (16.0%)
 5–14 504 (41.9%) 538 (44.7%) 162 (13.4%)
 15–44 74 (36.3%) 99 (48.5%) 31 (15.2%)
Vaccination status
 Unvaccinated 169 (42.5%) 155 (38.9%) 74 (18.6%)
 One dose 347 (44.3%) 364 (46.4%) 73 (9.3%)
  ≥ 2 dose 183 (34.2%) 262 (49.0%) 90 (16.8%)
 Unknown 147 (35.4%) 198 (47.7%) 70 (16.9%)
Sex
 Female 433 (40.4%) 487 (45.5%) 151 (14.1%)
 Male 413 (38.9%) 492 (46.4%) 156 (14.7%)
Treatment modality
 Inpatient 120 (34.8%) 167 (48.4%) 58 (16.8%)
 Outpatient 726 (40.6%) 812 (45.5%) 249 (13.9%)
Total 846 (39.7%) 979 (45.9%) 307 (14.4%)