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Table 2 Current auxiliary nurse midwives and accredited social health activists treatment strategy for uncomplicated malaria

From: Public health system readiness to treat malaria in Odisha State of India

  ANMs ASHAs
Total Category-I Category-II Total Category-I Category-II
N = 220 N = 100 N = 73 N = 235 N = 100 N = 85
Percentage (95% CI) Percentage (95% CI) Percentage (95% CI) Percentage (95% CI) Percentage (95% CI) Percentage (95% CI)
Falciparum malaria       
Treatment of children for falciparum infection as per policy 0 0 0 0 0 0
Treatment of non-pregnant adult for falciparum infection as per the policy 47.7 (41.1-54.3) 72.0 (62.6-80.1) 45.2 (34.0-56.7) 27.6 (22.2-33.6) 48.0 (38.3-57.7) 20.0 (12.5-29.5)
Refer falciparum-positive children and non-pregnant adults patient for treatment to health facility 55.0 (48.3-61.4) 38.0 (28.8-47.7) 50.6 (39.3-62.0) 71.4 (65.4-76.9) 60.0 (50.1-69.2) 68.2 (57.7-77.4)
Vivax malaria       
Treatment of vivax infection in children as per policy 02.7 (01.1-05.5) 02.0 (0.33-6.45) 05.5 (01.7-12.6) 0.42 (0.02-2.08) 0 1.1 (0.05-5.6)
Treatment of vivax infection in non-pregnant adults as per policy 47.2 (40.7-53.8) 66.0 (56.3-74.7) 52.0 (40.6-63.3) 24.2 (19.1-30.0) 34.0 (25.2-43.6) 27.0 (18.4-37.2)
Refer vivax malaria-positive children and non-pregnant adults patient for treatment to health facility 60.9 (54.3-67.2) 48.0 (38.3-57.7) 53.4 (41.9-64.6) 75.7 (69.9-80.9) 65.0 (55.2-73.8) 74.1 (64.0-82.5)