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Table 5 Influence of test performance and result (positive if first or repeated test result was positive) on doctor visit and malaria diagnosis and hospitalization.

From: Performance of self-diagnosis and standby treatment of malaria in international oilfield service employees in the field

  CMK received
  Self-test performed Self-test not performed N = 1068
  Self-test result RR
[95%CI]
Corrected
RR#
[95%CI]
 
  Positive
N = 49
Negative
N = 508
   
Visited doctor for malaria symptoms N Yes (%) 40
(82)
233
(46)
1.8
[1.5–2.0]
1.8
[1.4–2.0]
177
(17)
Doctor's diagnosis malaria N Yes (%) 33
(67)
31
(6)
11.0
[8.3–13.2]
10.3
[7.4–12.8]
59
(6)
Laboratory confirmed malaria N Yes (%) 28*
(85)
18*
(58)
1.5
[1.1–1.7]
1.5
[1.2–1.7]
47*
(80)
Hospitalization for malaria N Yes (%) 4*
(12)
4*
(13)
0.9
[0.2–2.9]
1.0
[0.2–3.0]
8*
(14)
  1. RR = Relative Risk.
  2. #RR is corrected for malaria endemic country of birth.
  3. *Denominator is respondents with a doctor's diagnosis of malaria.