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Table 4 Socio-demographic details of the key informants involved in one-to-one interviews and migrants involved in focus group discussions (FGDs) in four regional artemisinin-resistance initiative (RAI) townships of Myanmar (Dec 2017–Jan 2018)

From: Low uptake of malaria testing within 24 h of fever despite appropriate health-seeking among migrants in Myanmar: a mixed-methods study

  FGD participants Key informants
N (%) N (%)
Total 121 (100) 17 (100)
Gender
 Male 77 (64) 14 (82)
 Female 44 (36) 3 (18)
Age group (years)
 15–24 26 (21) 1 (6)
 25–44 67 (55) 9 (53)
 45–64 27 (22) 6 (35)
 65 years and above 1 (1) 1 (6)
Years of service (years)
 0–5 8 (47)
 6–10 2 (12)
 More than 10 years 5 (29)
 Missing 2 (12)
  1. FGD participants were bamboo cutters (n = 15), bridge construction workers (n = 15), charcoal makers (n = 11), fishermen (n = 13), gold miners (n = 16), oil diggers (n = 19), stone mine workers (n = 12), forest worker (n = 3), teak plantation workers (n = 6), others (n = 11)
  2. Key informants were health assistant (n = 2), malaria assistant (n = 2), malaria supervisor (n = 3), public health supervisor (n = 2), village health volunteers (n = 8); the FGDs (n = 17) and one-to-one interviews (n = 17) were done in four townships namely Homalin, Kalay, Yay Tar Shay, Taungoo in two regions Bago and Sagaing