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Table 4 Competency results of 36 participants in WHO-ECAMM courses

From: Analysis on external competency assessment for malaria microscopists in China

CoursesCodesCourse of Sep 2017CodesCourse of Mar 2018CodesCourse of Nov 2018
PD (%)SI (%)bPC (%)bCLPD (%)SI (%)bPC (%)CLPD (%)bSI (%)aPC (%)CL
PreFinPreFinPreFinPreFinPreFinPreFinPreFinPreFinPreFin
Competency results11001007395407111210010010098605012275100699260363
21009592880712131009592934043213100100859460363
31001008882604321488100811006029423100100779620501
410095778620432N10010073852050224881008810020571
510095778940363158810085882064225100100929460571
N889581924036316881008194406412688100739860711
610010081810144171001009693406412788100929680571
710091739640501N10010092100408612888100779620501
88810019732021418100100100944064129100100969320501
910010077860432191001008592607113010086318220363
10100100657620573201001008594804323188100889880501
111009554742021421100100739840432N8895929260571
Average 989771852542 9710087944556 929880944750
95% confidence interval
 Lower 959559801331 949981913446 879669913143
 Upper 1019984903754 10010193975666 9710191976257
  1. PD, participants’ scores or accuracy (%) for parasite detection; SI, participants’ scores or accuracy (%) for species identification; PC, participants’ scores or accuracy (%) for parasite counting; Pre, pre assessment; Fin, final assessment; CL, competency levels; Codes, each code represent one province; N, National Institute of Parasitic diseases
  2. aThe scores increasing great significantly from pre-assessment to final assessment, P ≤ 0.01
  3. bThe scores increasing significantly from pre-assessment to final assessment, 0.01 < P < 0.05