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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of predictors of retention in Pediatric Development Clinic at 12 months

From: Assessing retention in care after 12 months of the Pediatric Development Clinic implementation in rural Rwanda: a retrospective cohort study

  Full Model Reduced Model
OR 95%CI P value OR 95%CI P value
Child sex
 Female Ref      
 Male 1.48 (0.79, 2.74) 0.219    
Diagnosed with any other conditions1
 No Ref    Ref   
 Yes 0.31 (0.14, 0.70) 0.005 0.34 (0.15, 0.76) 0.009
Household’s nearest health center has a PDC
 No Ref      
 Yes 1.70 (0.87, 3.31) 0.12    
Period of referral to PDC
 April 2014–September 2014 Ref    Ref   
 October 2014 – March 2015 2.50 (1.32, 4.74) 0.005 2.56 (1.36, 4.80) 0.004
  1. PDC Pediatric Development Clinic
  2. 1Diagnosed with any other condition includes diagnosis of Trisomy 21, cleft palate, hydrocephalus, other delay, or other reasons