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Table 2 Relationship between reporting errors in detection with selected demographic characteristics of participants, Hawassa Town, Southern Ethiopia, 2014

From: Performance evaluation of laboratory professionals on malaria microscopy in Hawassa Town, Southern Ethiopia

Variable All ten slides correct (%) At least one error (%) Chi squire Degree of freedom P- value
Sex      
 Male 6(19.4) 25(80.6) 0.072 1 0.8
 Female 9(22.0) 32(78.0)    
Experience      
 < 2 year’s 3(18.7) 13(81.3) 0.205 2 0.9
 ≥2 years 11(19.6) 45(80.4)    
Number of slides      
Examined per day      
 <5 3(25.0) 9(75.0) 0.752 2 0.7
 5-10 6(25.0) 18(75.0)    
 >10 6(16.7) 30(83.3)    
In service training      
 Yes 3(13.0) 20(87.0) 1.243 1 0.3
 No 12(24.5) 37(75.5)    
Supervision      
 Yes 4(13.3) 26(86.7) 1.754 1 0.2
 No 11(26.2) 31(73.8)