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Table 3 Descriptive results of major outcomes in intervention and control areas

From: Evaluating the implementation of rapid diagnostic tests in a malaria elimination setting

(%) Before intervention   After intervention
2014 2015 2016 2014–2016 average   2017 Change in 2017 compared to 2014–2016 average
Confirmed diagnosis over 4 days after 1st visit Intervention areas 18.1 8.1 9.3 11.8   6.0 -5.8
Control areas 16.4 15.5 15.6 15.8   20.7 + 4.9
Receiving confirmed diagnosis at THCs Intervention areas 2.3 6.5 5.4 4.7   3.6 -1.1
Control areas 2.7 2.3 0.6 1.9   4.5 + 2.6
Severe malaria Intervention areas 5.3 5.9 0.8 4.0   1.2 -3.2
Control areas 6.0 2.3 3.9 4.1   3.2 -0.9
  1. THCs Township health centers