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Table 3 Characteristics of 720 febrile patients seen by VHVs in 6 Lao provinces in January February 2007

From: An assessment of early diagnosis and treatment of malaria by village health volunteers in the Lao PDR

  Patients
n = 720 (%)
Sex ratio (F/M) 1.01
Mean age (years) 21.41
Below < 15 years 151 (20.97)
RDT positive 31 (4.3)
-< 5 years 6 (19.35)
-5-15 years 17 (54.83)
-> 15 years 8 (25.8)