Table 1

Relationship between health workers’ age/cadre and knowledge of M&E of malaria control interventions
Knowledge variables Overall totals n(%) Age categories Cadres of health workers
20 – 29 (N=9) 30 – 39 (N=54) 40 – 49 (N=105) 50 – 59 (N=35) x2 (p-value) EHO (N=9) CHEW (N=81) Nurse/ midwife (N=94) Others (N=29) x2 (p-value)
Identification of M&E forms The health facility form 1 is called the ………… . 173 (81.5) 4 (44.4) 39 (72.2) 89 (84.8) 28 (80) 10.20 (0.02) 9 (100) 64 (79) 76 (80.8) 24 (82.8) 2.29 (0.52)
The health facility form 2 is called the ………… . 175 (82.3) 8 (88.9) 35 (64.8) 84 (80) 28 (80) 9.37 (0.03) 7 (77.8) 67 (82.7) 74 (78.7) 26 (89.7) 1.77 (0.62)
What should be filled in forms In filling the name of patient, which of the following is true? 187 (87.9) 7 (77.8) 46 (85.2) 92 (87.6) 30 (85.7) 0.01 (1.00) 9 (100) 69 (85.2) 84 (89.3) 26 (89.7) 0.84 (0.84)
Which of the following is the best way to record the age of a patient/client? 145 (68.1) 0 0 3(2.9) 5(14.2) 12.86(0.01) 0 3(3.7) 4 (4.3) 2 (6.9) 0.95 (0.81)
<2 years
Under which column is a blood film microcopy of +++ filled? 187(87.8) 5 (55.6) 50 (92.6) 89 (84.8) 27 (77.1) 11.68 (0.01) 8 (88.9) 70 (86.4) 82 (87.2) 27 (93.1) 0.93 (0.82)
Diagnosis of malaria A confirmed case of malaria is one that …………… 131(61.5) 1 (11.1) 30 (55.6) 60 (57.1) 26 (74.3) 11.50 (0.01) 6 (66.7) 54 (66.6) 57 (60.6) 15 (51.7) 2.10 (0.55)
Severe malaria refers to which of the following ……… . 173(81.2) 6 (66.7) 46 (85.2) 82 (78.1) 24 (68.6) 4.37 (0.22) 9 (100) 62 (76.5) 76 (80.8) 25 (86.2) 3.85 (0.28)
Malaria control interventions The ACTs are classified as ACT1 – ACT4, based on ……… . . 54(25.4) 8 (88.9) 38 (70.3) 74 (70.5) 26 (74.3) 3.20 (0.36) 2 (22.2) 17 (21) 29 (30.9) 6 (20.6) 2.87 (0.41)

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