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Table 4 Practices in malaria control

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices of malaria in Colombia

  Medium risk High risk  
  (n=214) (n=53)  
  n % n % p-value
Yes/No question      
Did you get a blood smear during your last malaria episode? (Yes) 170 79.4 47 88.7 0.123
Multiple choice questions      
Where to go when they feel sick?      
   Physician, Nurse 62 29.0 0 0.0 0.000
   Microscopists 90 42.1 44 83.0 0.000
   Community health promotor 38 17.8 0 0.0 0.000
How long does it take to get to a malaria diagnosis post?
   Less than 1 hour 162 75.7 52 98.1 0.000
   Between 1 to 2 hours 28 13.1 0 0.0 0.005
Means of transportation to the point of diagnosis
   Foot 130 60.7 52 98.1 0.000
   Motor vehicle 46 21.5 0 0.0 0.000