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Table 4 Forest-going activities and use of personal protection among adults aged 18+ years in the three study villages

From: Transmission risk beyond the village: entomological and human factors contributing to residual malaria transmission in an area approaching malaria elimination on the Thailand–Myanmar border

  Total (N = 48)
% (95% CI)
Stay overnight in the forest 11.2 (8.3–14.5)
Frequency of staying in forest
 > Once per week 12.5 (4.7–25.2)
 Once week/once 2 weeks 68.8 (53.7–81.3)
 Once month 12.5 (4.7–25.2)
 Rarely 6.3 (1.3–17.2)
Reason for going to forest
 Foraging 87.5 (74.8–95.3)
 Hunting 91.7 (80.0–97.7)
 Other (goat farming, fishing) 4.2 (0.5–14.3)
Forest is in which country?
 Thailand 14.6 (6.9–28.2)
 Myanmar 47.9 (33.8–62.3)
 Both 37.5 (24.7–52.4)
Used net last time stayed in forest
 Yes 9.5 (3.5–23.6)
Used other prevention method last time in forest
 Long clothes 87.5 (74.2–94.4)
 Repellent spray 47.9 (33.8–62.3)