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Table 4 Demographic, clinical and treatment characteristics of patients with malaria associated with receipt of treatment 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 Patients received treatment Unadjusted prevalence ratio (95% CI)e Adjusted prevalence ratio (95% CI)
n (%)a n (%)b
Total 107,617 (100) 102,643 (95.4)   
Age (years)
 < 5 8917 (8.3) 8759 (98.2) 1.031 (1.027–1.034) 1.030 (1.026–1.034)
 5–14 19,324 (18.0) 18,234 (94.4) 0.990 (0.986–0.994) 0.989 (0.985–0.993)
 ≥ 15 79,376 (73.8) 75,650 (95.3) 1 1
Sex
 Female 34,901 (32.4) 33,164 (95.0) 0.995 (0.992–0.997) 0.993 (0.990–0.996)
 Male 72,716 (67.6) 69,479 (95.5) 1 1
Type of health worker
 VHV 30,090 (28.0) 29,054 (96.6) 1.017 (1.015–1.020) 1.017 (1.015–1.020)
 BHS 77,527 (72.0) 73,589 (94.9) 1  
Malaria speciesc
 Pf 70,256 (65.3) 67,060 (95.5) 0.999 (0.997–1.002)f Not included in the model
 Pv 34,145 (31.7) 32,612 (95.5) 1  
 Mixed 3210 (3.0) 2968 (92.5) 0.968 (0.958–0.978)  
Severityd
 Complicated 1340 (1.3) 1058 (79.0) 0.823 (0.800–0.846) Not included in the model
 Uncomplicated 101,999 (98.7) 97,885 (96.0) 1  
  1. VHV: Village health volunteers, BHS: Basic health staff; CI: confidence interval; Pf: Plasmodium falciparum; Pv: Plasmodium vivax; Mixed: Both Pf and Pv positive
  2. a Column percentage; b Row percentage; c 6 Plasmodium malariae and ovale cases omitted from the analysis; d severity missing in 4278 cases; e p < 0.05 in all cases; f p—0.664