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Table 7 Malaria-related KAPs of the mountain worker populations longitudinally compared in different areas before and 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

Gender Content Testing area Control area
   Before intervention After intervention χ 2 p Before intervention After intervention χ 2 p
   N % N %    N % N %   
Male K 121 38.30 249 84.40 135.84 0.00* 84 46.40 91 45.30 0.05 0.82
  A 112 35.40 257 87.10 170.33 0.00* 75 41.40 93 46.30 0.90 0.34
  P 140 44.30 263 89.20 136.67 0.00* 81 44.80 84 41.80 0.34 0.56
Female K 85 37.00 245 94.20 182.05 0.00* 69 34.80 70 36.50 0.11 0.74
  A 90 39.10 251 96.50 190.07 0.00* 74 37.40 80 41.70 0.75 0.39
  P 95 41.30 249 95.80 173.07 0.00* 87 43.90 82 42.70 0.06 0.81
  1. *p < 0.01.
  2. Testing area 546 persons (male, 316; female, 230) and control area 379 persons (male, 181; female, 198) participated in the survey before the intervention, testing area 555 persons (male, 295; female, 260) and control area 393 persons (male, 201; female, 192) participated in the survey after the intervention.