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Table 4 Malaria knowledge of caregivers (Items of malaria knowledge index) (n=800)

From: Integrating child health services into malaria control services of village malaria workers in remote Cambodia: service utilization and knowledge of malaria management of caregivers

Items   n %
Transmission route Mosquito bite (Yes) 787 98.4
  Coming close to malaria patient (No) 608 76.0
  Sharing food with malaria patient (No) 599 74.9
  Food poisoning/witchcraft (No) 592 74.0
  Cough and sneeze of malaria patient (No) 469 58.6
  Touching blood of malaria patient (No) 387 48.4
Prevention Sleep under the bed net (Yes) 795 99.4
  Avoid mosquito bite (Yes) 780 97.5
  Wear long-sleeved shirts/pants (Yes) 757 94.6
  Clean bush around house (Yes) 731 91.4
  Cover water jars/tanks (Yes) 706 88.3
  Come back home before dawn (Yes) 664 83.0
  Use mosquito coil (Yes) 662 82.8
  Don't go close to malaria patient (No) 442 55.3
Symptom Shivering (Yes) 791 98.9
  High fever (Yes) 778 97.3
  Headache (Yes) 735 91.9
  Sweating (Yes) 682 85.3
Diagnosis Blood check (Yes) 792 99.0
  Only high fever (No) 286 35.8
  Only observation of provider (No) 188 23.5
Treatment Anti-malarial drug (Yes) 685 85.6
  Antibiotic (No) 551 68.9
  Home remedy (No) 556 69.5