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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of household members by SPH vs non-SPH communities

From: Improving malaria knowledge and practices in rural Myanmar through a village health worker intervention: a cross-sectional study

  SPH communities (n = 321) Non-SPH communities (n = 719) Chi2, p-value Total (N = 1040)
Age (years)     
15 – 35 104 (32.40) 227 (31.57%)   331 (31.83%)
35 – 50 103 (32.09%) 245 (34.08%)   348 (33.46%)
50 – 65 88 (27.41%) 202 (28.09%) 1.4484, 0.694 290 (27.88%)
>65 26 (8.10%) 45 (6.26%)   71 (6.83%)
Education Level     
No schooling 85 (26.48%) 212 (29.49%)   297 (28.56%)
Middle school 224 (69.78%) 461 (64.12%) 4.6095,0.2030 685 (65.87%)
High School 10 (3.12%) 39 (5.42%)   49 (4.71%)
Graduate School 2 (0.62%) 7 (0.97%)   9 (0.87%)
Gender     
Female 235 (73.21%) 486 (67.59%) 3.2902, 0.070 721 (69.33%)
Male 86 (26.79%) 233 (32.41%)   319 (30.67%)
Occupation     
Higher management 3 (0.93%) 5 (0.70%) 5.9039, 0.116 8 (0.77%)
Own business/shopkeeper 20 (6.23%) 70 (9.74%)   90 (8.65%)
Manual labourer 287 (89.41%) 631 (87.76%)   918 (88.27%)
Retirement 11 (3.43%) 13 (1.81%)   24 (2.31%)
  1. Time of implementation:
  2. 2009;
  3. 2010;
  4. 2011 32(9.97%), 190(59.19%) and 99(30.84%).