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Table 3 Relationship between Access to credit and medicine availability

From: Does access to credit services influence availability of essential child medicines and licensing status among private medicine retail outlets in Uganda?

Access to and type of credit Stock Odds ratios
Yes n (%) No n (%) Crude odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratioa (95% CI)
Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS)
 No Financial Loan 43(69) 19(31) 1 1
 Financial Loan 40(67) 20(33) 1.03(.53–1.99) 1.12(0.56–2.23)
 No Stock Credit 112(64) 64(36) 1 1
 Stock Credit 60(74) 21(26) 1.07(0.65–1.720) 1.22(0.60–2.50)
Zinc dispersible Tablets
 No Financial Loan 41(66) 21(34) 1 1
 Financial Loan 30(50) 30(50) 0.766(.40–1.43) 0.90(0.46–1.78)
 No Stock Credit 104(59) 72(41) 1 1
 Stock Credit 49(60) 32(40) 0.95(0.60–1.50) 1(0.50–2.0)
Artemether Lumefantrine combined oral treatments
 No Financial Loan 53(84) 9(16) 1 1
 Financial Loan 42(70) 18(30) 0.46(.20–1.03) 0.45(0.18–1.1)
 No Stock Credit 128(73) 48(27) 1 1
 Stock Credit 60(74) 21(26) 1.19(0.70–2.00) 1.9(0.77–4.8)
Amoxicillin Dispersible tabs
 No Financial Loan 9(16) 53(84) 1 1
 Financial Loan 9(15) 53(85) 1.14(0.5–2.52) 1.24(0.52–3.0)
 No Stock Credit 27(15) 149(85) 1 1
 Stock Credit 14(17) 67(83) 1.28(0.72–2.27) 1.16(0.50–2.7)
Amoxicillin 125 mg syrups
 No Financial Loan 50(81) 12(19) 1 1
 Financial Loan 28(47) 32(53) 0.47(.24–0 .89) 0.43(0.23–0.9)
 No Stock Credit 105(60) 71(40) 1 1
 Stock Credit 54(67) 27(33) 1.16(0.73–1.84) 1(0.54–2.2)
  1. aAdjusted for residence, outlet type and licensing status