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Table 3 Health-seeking behavior and behavior related to the prevention of malaria among the two migrant population

From: Residual malaria among migrant workers in Myanmar: why still persistent and how to eliminate it?

Category Description Bamauk
n = 65 (%)
Shwegyin
n = 37 (%)
Total
N = 102 (%)
First choice of health facilities for their families Township Hospital 1 (1.5) 1 (2.7) 2 (2.0)
RHC 19 (29.2) 3 (8.1) 22 (21.6)
Private clinic 5 (7.7) 15 (40.5) 20 (19.6)
Village Health Workers 2 (3.1) 3 (8.1) 5 (4.9)
Drug seller 20 (30.8) 10 (27.0) 30 (29.4)
Quacks 18 (27.7) 5 (13.5) 23 (22.5)
Prevented measures from mosquito bite Usage of LLIN 27 (41.5) 28 (75.7) 55 (53.9)
Usage of non-treated net 25 (38.5) 18 (48.6) 43 (42.2)
Mosquito coil 20 (30.8) 11 (29.7) 31 (30.4)
Spray 1 (1.5) 1 (2.7) 2 (2.0)
Cream/lotion 1 (1.5) 0 1 (1.0)
Ownership of the bed net No. of bed nets in household, mean (95% CI) 1.07 (0.96–1.17) 1.33 (1.17–1.49) 1.21 (1.01–1.38)
No. of LLIN in household, mean (95% CI) 1.64 (1.48–1.81) 2.89 (2.67–3.11) 1.81 (1.92–2.87)
Having ITNs/LLINs 54 (84.4) 35 (94.6) 89 (87.3)
Usage of bed net Regular 22 (33.8) 15 (40.5) 37 (36.3)
Irregular 17 (26.2) 11 (29.7) 28 (27.5)
Never use 11 (16.9) 5 (13.5) 16 (15.7)
Reasons for not using the net Don't like 18 (27.7) 12 (32.4) 30 (29.4)
Too hot inside 15 (23.1) 11 (29.7) 26 (25.5)
Because of the nature of work 10 (15.4) 5 (13.5) 15 (14.7)
Presence of holes/damage of the currently using net 25 (38.5) 17 (45.9) 42 (41.2)
Presence of extra-/unused bed net 5 (7.7) 7 (10.8) 12 (11.8)
Use of the bed net last night Yes 35 (53.8) 19 (51.4) 54 (52.9)
No 30 (46.2) 18 (48.6) 48 (47.1)