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Table 3 Social and demographic information of respondents by major economic activity

From: Spatial distribution, work patterns, and perception towards malaria interventions among temporary mobile/migrant workers in artemisinin resistance containment zone

Characteristic Rubber Fishing Palm oil Others* Total
n = 105 n = 54 n =183 n = 66 n = 408
Nature of temporary migrant
Internal migrant 91 (86.7) 48 (88.9) 181 (98.9) 45 (68.2) 365 (89.5)
Cross-border migrant 14 (13.3) 6 (11.1) 2 (1.1) 21 (31.8) 43 (10.5)
Intention to move outwithin one year 11 (10.5) 5 (9.3) 35 (19.1) 15 (22.7) 66 (16.2)
Household members
Sum 371 221 665 261 1518
Mean ± SD 3.5 ± 1.8 4.1 ± 2.1 3.6 ± 1.8 4.0 ± 2.2 3.7 ± 1.9
Those with earning capacityǂ 169 (45.6) 82 (37.1) 288 (43.3) 118 (45.2) 657 (43.3)
Median daily family income (kyat) 6000 5000 4500 6000 5000
Nature of respondents
Male respondent 56 (53.3) 40 (74.1) 106 (57.9) 46 (69.7) 248 (60.8)
Reported night time work 24 (22.9) 30 (55.6) 12 (6.6) 14 (21.2) 80 (19.6)
Average level of education (years) 5.1 ± 2.7 5.4 ± 2.3 5.1 ± 2.5 5.8 ± 2.4 5.2 ± 2.5
Owned bed nets in households 99 (94.3) 48 (88.9) 183 (100) 63 (95.5) 393 (96.3)
Number of bed nets owned 230 104 488 141 963
Proportion of ITNs/LLINs 135 (58.7) 47 (45.2) 280 (57.4) 73 (51.8) 535 (55.6)
Ratio of ITN/LLIN to householders 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.4
Suspected malaria (reported) in one year 87 (23.5) 38 (17.2) 212 (31.9) 70 (26.8) 407 (26.8)
  1. Percentages shown in parentheses; *Cross-border, forest-goers, or odd jobs; Approximate conversion rate US$ 1 = 1,000 kyat; ǂThose who can make earning from their livelihood.