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Table 3 Malaria knowledge status between participants within and beyond the coverage of community media

From: Determinants of public malaria awareness during the national malaria elimination programme: a cross-sectional study in rural China

Characteristics Beyond the coverage of community media Within the coverage of community media OR 95 % CI
No. with high degree of malaria knowledge/total no. % No. with high degree of malaria knowledge/total no. % Lower Upper
Sex
 Male 191/413 46.2 165/230 71.7 2.95 2.09 4.17
 Female 184/463 39.7 147/215 68.4 3.28 2.33 4.62
Ethnicity
 Han 272/589 46.2 202/276 73.2 3.18 2.33 4.34
 Minorities 103/287 35.9 110/169 65.1 3.33 2.24 4.96
Age
 <29 57/184 31.0 62/104 59.6 3.29 1.99 5.43
 30–44 89/207 43.0 77/118 65.3 2.49 1.56 3.98
 45–59 109/250 43.6 115/144 79.9 5.13 3.18 8.27
 >60 120/235 51.1 58/79 73.4 2.65 1.51 4.64
Education attainment
 <7 years 166/397 41.8 117/169 69.2 3.13 2.14 4.59
 7–9 years study 140/334 41.9 123/183 67.2 2.84 1.95 4.14
 >9 years study 69/145 47.6 72/93 77.4 3.78 2.10 6.78
Type of occupation
 Self-employed worker 36/135 46.7 57/84 67.9 2.41 1.37 4.26
 Farmer migrant 224/515 43.5 192/263 73.0 3.51 2.54 4.85
 Non-work 50/142 35.2 31/51 60.8 2.85 1.48 5.51
 Worker 22/38 57.9 11/14 78.6 2.67 0.64 11.14
 Students 16/46 34.8 21/33 63.6 3.28 1.29 8.34
Number of household members
 <3 143/269 53.2 81/122 66.4 1.74 1.11 2.72
 3–4 180/428 42.1 175/239 73.2 3.77 2.67 5.32
 >4 45/155 29.0 47/66 71.2 6.05 3.20 11.42
Marital status
 No 40/112 35.7 44/67 65.7 3.44 1.82 6.50
 Yes 273/640 42.7 253/348 72.7 3.58 2.70 4.75
Type of county
 Type-1 132/263 50.2 97/141 68.8 2.19 1.42 3.36
 Type-2 174/345 50.4 131/170 77.1 3.30 2.18 5.00
 Type-3 69/268 25.7 84/134 62.7 4.85 3.11 7.56
Self-assessment of household income level
 Low 134/372 36.0 123/181 68.0 3.77 2.58 5.49
 Middle 202/416 48.6 163/215 75.8 3.32 2.30 4.79
 High 33/77 42.9 21/44 47.7 1.22 0.58 2.56
Distance to township hospital (km)
 <1 109/222 49.1 85/119 71.4 2.59 1.61 4.18
 1–2 65/187 34.8 82/119 68.9 4.16 2.55 6.80
 2–3 54/143 37.8 54/80 67.5 3.42 1.92 6.10
 >3 97/259 37.5 87/123 70.7 4.04 2.54 6.41