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Table 4 Change in the accuracy rate of the malaria related KAP among mountain worker populations after intervention

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 295 249 (84.41) 257 (87.12) 263 (89.15) 201 91 (45.27) 93 (46.27) 84 (41.79)
Female 260 245 (94.23) 251 (96.54) 249 (95.77) 192 70 (36.46) 80 (41.67) 82 (42.71)
Age group (years) <20 58 54 (93.10) 51 (87.93) 47 (81.03) 45 25 (55.56) 22 (48.89) 15 (33.33)
20-40 306 275 (89.87) 291 (95.10) 285 (93.14) 237 83 (35.02) 103 (43.46) 98 (41.35)
>40 191 165 (86.39) 166 (86.91) 180 (94.24) 111 53 (47.75) 48 (43.24) 53 (47.75)
Educational status Illiterate/semiliterate 47 43 (91.49) 40 (85.11) 43 (91.49) 115 42 (36.52) 5 (44.35) 48 (41.74)
Primary education 121 107 (88.43) 104 (85.95) 111 (91.74) 231 102 (44.16) 99 (42.86) 93 (40.26)
Junior high school and above 387 344 (88.89) 364 (94.06) 358 (92.51) 47 17 (36.17) 23 (48.94) 25 (53.19)
Total 555 249 (89.01) 508 (91.53) 512 (92.25) 393 161 (40.97) 173 (44.02) 166 (42.24)
  1. K = Rate of malaria knowledge; A = Rate of correct attitude; P = Rate of good practice.