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Table 1 Characteristics of study sites

From: Utilization of community health workers for malaria treatment: results from a three-year panel study in the districts of Kaya and Zorgho, Burkina Faso

  Kaya district Zorgho district
Number of malaria infections per inhabitant per year 0.25 0.38
Annual rainfall 506 mm 661 mm
Households below the poverty line 44 % 41 %
Main spoken language 90 % (Mooré) 89 % (Mooré)
Population 500 208 352 003
Distance from capital city 98 km 103 km
Number of primary health centres 48 44
  1. Table adapted from Ridde et al. [36].