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Table 1 Baseline of accuracy rate of malaria related KAP among mountain worker populations

From: Eliminating Plasmodium falciparum in Hainan, China: a study on the use of behavioural change communication intervention to promote malaria prevention in mountain worker populations

Content Group Testing area Control area
   Population K (%) A (%) P (%) Population K (%) A (%) P (%)
Gender Male 316 121 (38.29) 112 (35.44) 140 (44.3) 181 84 (46.41) 75 (41.44) 81 (44.75)
Female 230 85 (36.96) 90 (39.13) 95 (41.30) 198 69 (34.85) 74 (37.37) 87 (43.94)
Age group (years) < 20 47 20 (42.55) 22 (46.81) 19 (40.43) 38 18 (47.37) 18 (47.37) 15 (39.47)
20-40 325 103 (31.69) 115 (35.38) 132 (40.62) 264 99 (37.50) 101 (38.26) 113 (42.80)
Educational status > 40 174 83 (47.70) 65 (37.36) 84 (48.28) 77 36 (46.75) 30 (38.96) 40 (51.95)
Illiteracy/Semiliterate 38 10 (26.32) 9 (23.68) 17 (44.74) 121 39 (32.23) 42 34.71) 48 (39.67)
Primary education 105 33 (31.43) 35 (33.33) 47 (44.76) 225 101 (44.89) 90 (40.00) 100 (44.44)
Junior high school and above 403 163 (40.45) 158 (39.21) 171 (42.43) 33 13 (39.39) 17 (51.52) 20 (60.61)
Sum 546 206 (37.73) 202 (37.00) 235 (43.04) 379 153 (40.37) 149 (39.31) 168 (44.33)
  1. K = Rate of malaria knowledge; A = Rate of correct attitude; P = Rate of good practice.