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Table 2 Treatment coverage by sex, age, ethnicity, mode of distribution and treatment ratio (population to CDDs ratio) in eligible villages in the Diéma district, October 2008

From: Factors associated with coverage of praziquantel for schistosomiasis control in the community-direct intervention (CDI) approach in Mali (West Africa)

Factor No Percent treated p OR 95% CI
Sex      
Male 2984 76.4    
Female 4168 76.3 0,97 1.00 0.90-1.11
Age group      
< 15 years 3026 78.1    
15 and above 4996 75.4 <0.01 1.17 1.05-1.30
Ethnicity      
Bambara/Sarakolle 6978 77.3    
Fulani/Moorish 1044 70.4 <0.01 1.43 1.24-1.65
Mode of distribution     
Central 1005 67.2    
House-to-house 7017 77.7 <0.01 1.16 1.05-1.27
Ratio of population to CDDs     
150/CDD 1059 90.7    
>=150/CDD 6963 74.2 <0.01 3.40 2.73-4.24
Presence of health workers     
Health worker 1950 85.4    
No health worker 6072 73.4 <0.01 2.21 1.92-2.55