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Table 2 Distribution of knowledge of malaria related in students at elementary and high school levels in China (n = 44,519)

From: Students’ awareness of malaria at the beginning of national malaria elimination programme in China

Items n %
Which transmit malaria?
Correct 26,325 59.13
Incorrect 18,194 40.87
Major symptoms of malaria attack?
Correct 26,550 59.64
Incorrect 17,969 40.36
If left untreated, which species of malaria is fatal?
Correct 25,079 56.33
Incorrect 19,440 43.67
What should be done while malaria suffered?
Correct 39,218 88.09
Incorrect 5,301 11.91
What measures could prevent malaria?
Correct 15,615 35.07
Incorrect 28,904 64.93