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Table 3 Experiences of TME of the respondents in relation to participation (n = 158)

From: Factors associated with population coverage of targeted malaria elimination (TME) in southern Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR

Characteristics

Participation

p value

Partial/none (n = 17)

Complete (n = 141)

Total (n = 158)

Number (%)

Number (%)

Number (%)

Provided blood for test during MDA

 Yes

9 (52.9)

141 (100)

150 (94.9)

0.001

 No

8 (47.1)

0

8 (5.1)

 

If yes, reasons (n = 150)

 I want to check malaria

4 (44.4)

53 (37.6)

57 (38)

0.8

 I am scared of malaria

1 (11.1)

27 (19.1)

28 (18.7)

 

 I am scared of illness

0

10 (7.1)

10 (6.7)

 

 I want to be free from malaria

2 (22.2)

19 (13.5)

21 (14)

 

 I want to have a good health

1 (11.1)

25 (17.7)

26 (17.3)

 

 Other

1 (11.1)

7 (5)

8 (5.3)

 

Took medicine for mass drug administration

 Yes

9 (52.9)

141 (100)

150 (94.9)

0.001

 No

8 (47.1)

0

8 (5.1)

 

If yes, reasons (n = 150)

 I want to be free from malaria

5 (55.6)

61 (43.3)

66 (44)

0.39

 I want to have a good health

1 (11.1)

54 (38.3)

55 (36.7)

 

 I am scared of malaria

1 (11.1)

15 (10.6)

16 (10.7)

 

 I am scared of illness

1 (11.1)

5 (3.5)

6 (4)

 

 Other

1 (11.1)

6 (4.3)

7 (4.7)

 

If yes, location of the MDA (n = 150)

 Village hall

7 (77.8)

101 (71.6)

108 (72)

0.56

 Village center

2 (22.2)

18 (12.8)

20 (13.3)

 

 Other

0

20 (14.2)

20 (13.3)

 

 No response

0

2 (1.4)

2 (1.3)

 

Medicine distribution center was convenient

 Yes

9 (100)

138 (97.9)

147 (98)

0.83

 No

0

3 (2.1)

3 (2)

 

Distance between the medicine distribution center and your house (m)

 

 ≤ 100

4 (40)

99 (70.2)

103 (68.2)

0.055

 ≥ 101

6 (60)

42 (29.8)

48 (31.8)

 

Number of people in your household

 ≤ 6

10 (58.8)

80 (56.7)

90 (57)

0.54

 ≥ 7

7 (41.2)

61 (43.3)

68 (43)

 

Everyone in my house participated in TME

 Yes

4 (23.5)

81 (57.4)

85 (53.8)

0.008

 No

13 (76.5)

60 (42.6)

73 (46.2)

 

I had complaints after taking medicine

 Yes

3 (33.3)

27 (19.1)

30 (20)

0.25

 No

6 (66.7)

114 (80.9)

120 (80)

 

If yes, complaints started after

 Round 1

1 (33.3)

24 (88.9)

25 (83.3)

0.041

 Round 2

1 (33.3)

2 (7.4)

3 (10)

 

 Round 3

1 (33.3)

1 (3.7)

2 (6.7)

 

Household members had complaints after taking medicine (n = 153)

 Yes

3 (23.1)

36 (25.7)

39 (25.5)

0.012

 No

9 (69.2)

103 (73.6)

112 (73.2)

 

 No one took the medicine

1 (7.7)

0

1 (0.7)

 

 Don’t know

0

1 (0.7)

1 (0.7)