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Table 1 Baseline and endline characteristics of villages and villagers who had fever within 30 days

From: Effects of malaria volunteer training on coverage and timeliness of diagnosis: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Myanmar

  Baseline Endline
  Intervention Comparison Intervention Comparison Midwives
Villages 21 17 21 17 18
Distance to health facility (in km)      
Mean (SD) 3.5 (2.6) 4.6 (3.5)    
Range 0.2 - 11.3 0.2 - 12.9    
Villagers interviewed (n = 210) (n = 195) (n = 268) (n = 287) (n = 313)
  % (SE) % (SE) % (SE) % (SE) % (SE)
Age group (years)      
Up to 5 6.8 (2.2) 4.9 (1.5) 18.9 (2.7) 8.5 (1.8) 9.7 (1.7)
> 5 to 15 12.6 (2.6) 10.2 (2.3) 16.7 (2.4) 18.9 (2.6) 19.7 (2.5)
>15 to 30 38.5 (4.7) 39.4 (4.7) 28.1 (2.9) 38.2 (3.2) 23.6 (2.6)
>30 to 50 34.1 (4.5) 28.5 (4.4) 21.7 (2.6) 22.0 (2.7) 29.2 (2.8)
> 50 8.0 (2.1) 16.9 (3.2) 14.6 (2.2) 12.4 (2.3) 17.8 (2.4)
Mean (SE) 27.8 (1.2) 30.9 (1.4) 24.7 (1.2) 26.5 (1.2)* 29.0 (1.3)
Sex (Male) 71.7 (3.8) 67.2 (4.4) 57.3 (3.2)* 56.6 (3.3) 61.7 (3.0)
Occupation (over 15)      
Forest worker 24.9 (4.3) 22.0 (4.3) 23.5 (3.2) 26.6 (3.3) 24.4 (3.2)
Farmer 19.7 (4.7) 19.6 (4.6) 28.1 (3.6) 18.2 (2.9) 20.4 (2.8)
Forest and farming 40.5 (5.4) 37.0 (4.9) 28.6 (3.6) 26.3 (3.3) 30.5 (3.5)
Others 14.8 (3.8) 21.4 (4.4) 19.8 (3.1) 28.9 (3.7) 24.6 (3.1)
Education (over 15 years of age)      
Illiterate 6.2 (1.7) 4.2 (1.6)    
Primary 67.3 (5.2) 62.6 (5.3)    
Middle 17.4 (4.3) 19.6 (3.9)    
High and above 9.1 (3.5) 13.5 (4.8)    
Married (over 15 years of age) 59.4 (4.5) 58.2 (4.5)    
Race (Bamar) 70.0 (4.0) 95.1 (1.3)    
Religion (Buddhist) 78.4 (3.8) 97.8 (0.9)    
Being in forest within one year 78.3 (3.7) 73.3 (4.0)    
Has bicycle 29.9 (4.6) 34.4 (4.7)    
Has motor cycle 12.7 (4.1) 9.3 (3.3)    
  1. * Significantly lower than the baseline result.