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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients with undifferentiated fever tested for malaria by VHV and BHS in Myanmar, 2015

From: Are village health volunteers as good as basic health staffs in providing malaria care? A country wide analysis from Myanmar, 2015

Characteristics Total VHV BHS p valuec
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Totala 978,735 (100) 270,155 (27.6) 708,580 (72.4)  
Age (years)
 < 5 92,561 (9.5) 21,266 (7.9) 71,295 (10.1) < 0.001
 5–14 181,834 (18.6) 58,906 (21.8) 122,928 (17.3)
 ≥ 15 704,340 (72.0) 189,983 (70.3) 514,357 (72.6)
Sex
 Male 564,619 (57.7) 152,010 (56.3) 412,609 (58.2) < 0.001
 Female 414,116 (42.3) 118,145 (43.7) 295,971 (41.8)
Pregnancy statusb
 Yes 5644 (1.5) 1044 (1.0) 4600 (1.7) < 0.001
 No 374,076 (98.5) 106,757 (99.0) 267,319 (98.3)  
  1. All are column percentages except a which is row percentage; VHV Village health volunteers, BHS Basic health staffs; b pregnancy status is missing among 34,374 females (VHV-10325 and BHS-24049); c chi-squared test was used