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Table 3 Comparison of household respondent’s knowledge of malaria

From: Evaluation of intensified behaviour change communication strategies in an artemisinin resistance setting

Indicator iBCC
N = 387
niBCC
N = 387
Mc Nemar
p value
% 95 % CI % 95 % CI
Sign knowledge
 Fever 91.5 87.4–94.4 93.5 89.8–96.0 0.38
 Chill 89.7 85.4–92.8 89.3 83.9–93.1 0.90
 Know fever + chill 85.8 80.7–89.7 87.5 82.1–91.5 0.59
Transmission knowledge
 Malaria transmitted by mosquito 96.9 94.4–98.4 97.2 94.6–98.6 0.83
 Staying/sleeping in forest 39.7 29.5–50.8 30.7 23.7–38.7 0.17
 Staying sleeping in farm 7.1 4.0–12.3 5.1 2.8–9.0 0.40
Prevention knowledge
 Avoid mosquito bite 69.3 61.4–76.2 58.4 48.1–68.1 0.08
 Sleep under an ITN 80.4 73.6–85.8 84.8 80.1–88.6 0.23
 Stay out of forest 17.3 12.3–23.6 12.7 8.9–17.7 0.19
Reaction in case of malaria suspicion
 Stay home and wait for fever to go away 34.9 19.1–54.9 34.8 21.0–51.7 0.99
 Seek advice from VMW/VMW 62.9 52.8–72.1 65.2 53.1–75.6 0.76
 Seek advice from public health facility 15.5 8.1–27.5 21.0 12.2–33.6 0.44
 Get a test 0.3 0.0–2.0 0.1 0.0–1.2 0.69
Appropriate source for test and treatmenta
 Appropriate source for testa 90.4 81.8–95.2 91.1 84.7–95.0 0.87
 Appropriate source for treatmenta 88.5 78.7–94.1 91.5 85.6–95.1 0.47
 Appropriate source for test AND treatmenta 88.0 78.1–93.7 90.3 84.1–94.2 0.59
Knowledge of treatment duration
 Less than 3 days 0.4 0.1–1.7 0.3 0.0–2.4 0.08
 3 days 58.6 50.1–66.6 57.8 48.1–67.0
 More than 3 days 16.6 11.9–22.7 8.8 5.7–13.4
 Don’t know 24.4 16.2–35.1 33.1 25.6–41.6
Ever heard of resistance of malaria drugs 63.9 54.8–72.1 54.6 46.7–62.2 0.11
  1. aAppropriate source = VMW/VHV, health centre/FDH, referral hospital or farm owner