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Table 3 Willingness to accept mRDTs if administered by VHWs

From: Acceptability of malaria rapid diagnostic tests administered by village health workers in Pangani District, North eastern Tanzania

Variables Willingness to accept mRDTs p value
Yes No
Availability of health facility, n (%)
 Community with health facility 156 (97) 5 (3) 0.407
 Community without health facility 176 (95) 9 (5)  
Age groups in years, n (%)
 14–24 years 110 (97) 4 (4) 0.454
 25–34 years 137 (95) 8 (6)  
 35+ years 85 (98) 2 (2)  
Sex, n (%)
 Male 23 (100) 0 (0) 0.308
 Female 309 (6) 14 (4)  
Marital status, n (%)
 Single 43 (96) 2 (4)  
 Married 262 (96) 10 (4) 0.836
 Separated 12 (92) 1 (8)  
 Widow 4 (100) 0 (0)  
 Divorced 10 (91) 1 (9)  
Education level, n (%)
 Formal (primary school or above) 289 (97) 9 (3) 0.02
 Informal (never been to school) 43 (90) 5 (10)