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Table 2 Information from logbooks of volunteers and midwives during the study period*

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

  Intervention villages (19) Midwife villages (18)
  Tested Positive/Tested (%) Tested Positive/Tested (%)
Total registered patients 906   1525  
Number of patients tested by volunteer     
Median (IQR) 50 (18-71)   61.5 (35.5-101)  
Range 2-105   18-257  
All patients analysed 880 381/879 (43.3) 1525 750/1523 (49.2)
  n (%)   n (%)  
Sex     
Male 606 (68.9) 278/606 (45.9) 1077 (70.6) 581/1075 (54.0)
Female 273 (31.0) 103/273 (37.7) 448 (29.4) 169/448 (37.7)
Missing 1 (0.1) - - -
Age group (years)     
< 1 3 (0.3) 1/3 7 (0.5) 3/7 (42.9)
1 to 5 44 (5) 26/44 (59.1) 35 (2.3) 14/35 (40.0)
> 5 to 10 75 (8.5) 35/75 (46.7) 105 (6.9) 26/105 (24.8)
> 10 to 15 76 (8.6) 36/76 (47.4) 94 (6.2) 38/94 (40.4)
> 15 674 (76.6) 280/674 (41.5) 1283 (84.1) 669/1283 (52.1)
Unknown 8 (0.9) 3/8 1(0.1) 0
Village where the patient resided   
Same (intervention/midwife) 650 (73.9) 284/650 (43.7) 683(44.8) 345/683 (50.5)
Comparison village 17 (1.9) 8/17 (47.0) - -
Other villages not enrolled in study 183 (20.8) 80/183 (43.7) - -
Others, not specified - - 842(55.2) 405/842 (48.1)
Missing 30 (3.4) 9/30 (30.0) - -
Duration of fever before blood test (n = 737)   (n = 1440)  
Mean (SD) 5.03 (4.81)   3.2 (1.84)  
Median (IQR) 4 (2,6)   3 (2,4)  
Range 1-30   1-21  
  1. * Comparison villages omitted from the analysis due to no patients registered.