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Table 2 Reported knowledge on malaria and action for malaria control

From: Promoting community knowledge and action for malaria control in rural Cambodia: potential contributions of Village Malaria Workers

  VMW village (n=153) HC village (n=159)  
  n % n % p
Knowledge on cause of malaria*†      0.937
Correct 102 66.7 106 67.1  
Wrong 51 33.3 52 32.9  
Knowledge on malaria symptoms*      0.802
Correct 98 64.1 104 65.4  
Wrong 55 36.0 55 34.6  
Name of government recommended antimalarial drug*      0.325
Correct 41 26.8 35 22.0  
Wrong 112 73.2 124 78.0  
Knowledge on vulnerable groups to malaria infection      
Under 5 years old* 109 71.2 118 74.2 0.556
Pregnant women* 70 45.8 85 53.5 0.173
Personal protective and mosquito control measures      0.574
No measures taken 8 5.2 13 8.2  
1 to 3 73 47.7 75 47.2  
4 to 6 72 47.1 71 44.7  
  1. *Chi-square test.
  2. †1 missing data in HC village.