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Table 3 Knowledge Level of correct CQ dosage and identification of malaria after the intervention

From: Improving ability to identify malaria and correctly use chloroquine in children at household level in Nakonde District, Northern Province of Zambia

Age Group (Years) Correct Knowledge Incorrect Knowledge Total (%) RR1 (95% CI)
N = (%) N (%)
Less than 6 months     
Intervention 207 (60.0) 138 (40.0) 345 (100) 4.60 (3.26, 6.49)
Control 30 (13.0) 200 (87.0) 230 (100)  
6–11 months     
Intervention 173 (50.1) 172 (49.9) 345 (100) 5.49 (3.60, 8.37)
Control 21 (9.1) 209 (90.9) 230 (100)  
1–3 years     
Intervention 203 (58.8) 142 (41.2) 345 (100) 3.98 (2.88, 5.50)
Control 34 (14.8) 196 (85.2) 230 (100)  
4–5 years     
Intervention 156 (45.2) 189 (54.8) 345 (100) 5.47 (3.50, 8.55)
Control 19 (8.3) 211 (91.7) 230 (100)  
Identification of malaria     
Simple malaria     
Intervention 220 (63.8) 125 (36.2) 345 (100) 1.32 (1.13, 1.54)
Control 111 (48.3) 119 (51.7) 230 (100)  
Severe malaria     
Intervention 149 (43.2) 196 (56.8) 345 (100) 1.51 (1.19, 1.91)
Control 66 (28.7) 164 (71.3) 230 (100)