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Table 2 Clinical management and main outcome by randomisation arm

From: Should all acutely ill children in primary care be tested with point-of-care CRP: a cluster randomised trial

  CRP in all children (n = 1730) CRP only in children at clinical risk (n = 1417) Odds ratio adjusted for age and clustering
n % n % AOR (95 % CI)
CRP tested 1730 100 % 285 20.1 %
Referred to hospital 50 2.9 % 30 2.1 % 0.61 (0.31–1.21)
Serious infection 7 0.40 % 4 0.28 % 0.61 (0.15–2.39)
Not CRP tested 0 0 0 0
Referred immediately 2 0.16 % 2 0.14 % 1.16 (0.16–8.41)
Delayed admission 5 0.29 % 2 0.14 % 0.43 (0.07–2.53)
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratios, CRP point-of-care CRP testing, 95 % CI 95 % confidence intervals