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Table 3 Proportions of correct and incorrect responses to the treatment questionnaire

From: The role of monitoring and evaluation to ensure functional access to community-based early diagnosis and treatment in a malaria elimination programme in Eastern Myanmar

Treatment quiz question MP worker MP supervisors, zone and assistant zone coordinators
Proportion Percentage (%) Proportion Percentage (%)
1. Treatment for 1st trimester pregnancy P. f 533/635 83.94 74/87 85.06
2. Response to vomiting > 1 h after taking drug 270/635 42.52 49/87 56.32
3. Treatment for 2nd or 3rd trimester pregnancy P. f 301/635 47.40 44/87 50.57
4. Exclusion criteria for single low dose primaquine 441/635 69.45 72/87 82.76
5. Treatment for P. f if AL allergy 268/635 42.20 60/87 68.97
6. Variable used for drug dosage calculation 585/635 92.13 84/87 96.55
7. Correct treatment for mix infection (non-pregnant, aged > 5 months) 326/635 51.34 55/87 63.22
8. Correct treatment for breast-feeding mother P. f 318/635 50.08 49/87 56.32
9. Treatment for 6-month to 5-year old child P. f 330/635 51.97 47/87 54.02
10. Treatment for non-pregnant adult with P. f positive RDT and no fever 484/635 76.22 76/87 87.36
11. Treatment/conduct for patient with P. f who cannot eat or drinka 271/635 42.68 35/87 40.23
12. Treatment for P. f in child with fever, just woken from convulsion 383/635 60.31 53/87 60.92
13. Treatment of patient with P. f positive RDT, 1 week after complete malaria treatment 257/635 40.47 37/87 42.53
14. Treatment for P. v in child treated 1 month ago for P. v 467/635 73.54 60/87 68.97
15. Reason for treating P. f within 48 h of fever 367/635 57.80 70/87 80.46
16. Conduct if patient vomits drug < 30 min after taking it 479/635 75.43 67/87 77.01
17. Product to administer with AL to facilitate absorption 526/635 82.83 76/87 87.36
18. Treatment for patient 1st trimester pregnancy with P. v 383/635 60.31 60/87 68.97
19. Treatment of P. f in adult 494/635 77.80 73/87 83.91
20. Treatment for pregnant patient 1st trimester pregnancy with mixed infection (P. f + P. v) 428/635 67.40 67/87 77.01
  1. a55.17% of replies were to “refer immediately” (Additional file 3 details the proportions and percentages of responses to all questions)