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Table 1 Population, volunteers, DDCs and FTDs in high and low endemic villages

From: Impact of community-based presumptive chloroquine treatment of fever cases on malaria morbidity and mortality in a tribal area in Orissa State, India

Endemicity No. Villages Popn. Anganwadi workers & centres No. of * Village Volunteers Total no. of DDCs No. of FTDs
High 112 27332 26 88 (24) 114 16
Low 266 98107 104 193 297 31
Total 378 125439 130 281 (24) 411 47
  1. *The discrepancy in the numbers of villages and DDCs is because of some villages having more than one DDC, manned by Anganwadi worker and village volunteer.
  2. DDCs- Drug Distribution Centres.
  3. FTDs- Fever Treatment Depots.
  4. Figure in the parentheses indicates number of illiterate volunteers.