Factors influencing choice of care seeking for acute fever comparing private chemical shops with health centres and hospitals in Ghana: A study using case-control methodology

Ansah, E and Whitty, C. 2015. Factors influencing choice of care seeking for acute fever comparing private chemical shops with health centres and hospitals in Ghana: A study using case-control methodology. [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.36.

Ansah, E and Whitty, C. Factors influencing choice of care seeking for acute fever comparing private chemical shops with health centres and hospitals in Ghana: A study using case-control methodology. [Internet] LSHTM Data Compass. London, United Kingdom: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; 2015. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.36.

Ansah, E and Whitty, C (2015). Factors influencing choice of care seeking for acute fever comparing private chemical shops with health centres and hospitals in Ghana: A study using case-control methodology. [Data Collection]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.36.

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Description of data capture All data were double entered into EpiData and analysed in Stata in an anonymised form.
Data capture method Questionnaire: Fixed form - Paper
Data Collection Period
FromTo
22 November 201230 January 2013
Date (Completed) 15 November 2015
Geographical area covered
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5.971480.226255.854690.169258
Language(s) of written materials English
Data Creators Ansah, E and Whitty, C
Associated roles Whitty, C (Principal Investigator), Ansah, E (Principal Investigator), Gyapong, M (Co-Investigator), Nah-Bana, S (Co-Investigator) and Bart-Plange, C (Co-Investigator)
LSHTM Faculty/Department Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Participating Institutions London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Research and Development Division, Ghana Health Service, Ghana, National Malaria Control Programme, Ghana Health Service, Ghana
Funders
ProjectFunderGrant NumberFunder URI
Dangme CommRDT StudyWellcome Trust51941UNSPECIFIED
UNSPECIFIEDBill & Melinda Gates FoundationUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Depositor Sham Lal
Date Deposited 08 Feb 2016 10:55
Last Modified 02 Oct 2018 22:34
Publisher London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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