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Table 1 General knowledge of malaria by public and private providers

From: Patterns of case management and chemoprevention for malaria-in-pregnancy by public and private sector health providers in Enugu state, Nigeria

General malaria knowledge Public n (%) N = 32 Private n (%) N = 20 X 2 (p-value)
Malaria in pregnancy is a very serious illness 27 (84.4) 20 (100) 3.37 (0.064)
Adverse effects on the women
Tiredness 19 (59.4) 2 (10.0) 12.463 (0.001)
Death of baby 25 (78.1) 9 (45.0) 5.967 (0.02)
Anaemia 28 (87.5) 14 (70.0) 0.156 (0.81)
Death of woman 19 (59.4) 3 (15.0) 9.929 (0.002)
Low birth weight 21 (65.6) 5 (25.0) 8.125 (0.004)
Malaria detection in patients
Physical examination 7 (21.9) 0 (0) 0.037 (0.87)
Symptoms recognition 25 (78.1) 9 (47.4) 5.075 (0.02)
Microscopic examination 21 (65.6) 13 (68.4) 0.042 (0.84)
Rapid diagnostic test 14 (43.8) 3 (15.8) 4.194 (0.04)
Self recognition 4 (12.5) 0 (0) 0.283 (0.67)