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|Other Titles:||Factors Related to Delayed Malaria Treatment Seeking in Mae Hong Son Province|
|Authors:||รองศาสตราจารย์ ดร. เพ็ญประภา ศิวิโรจน์|
|Publisher:||เชียงใหม่ : บัณฑิตวิทยาลัย มหาวิทยาลัยเชียงใหม่|
|Abstract:||The objectives of this study to explaining prevalence of delayed malaria treatment seeking and factors related to delay malaria treatment seeking in Mae Hong Son Province. The cases were malaria patients who were diagnosed and treated in Mae Hong Son Province between January – December 2012. 1,117 malaria patients were collected from Malaria Information System, the system is located at Bureau of Vector Borne Disease, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and Chi-square The results of this study indicated that the malaria patients who had diagnosed and treated more than 1 day or 24 hours after onset of symptoms were 70.4% defined treatment delay by using the WHO criteria (the period of time from onset of symptoms to malaria diagnosis and treatment with in 1 day or 24 hours). An average duration from onset of symptoms to time of diagnosis and treatment was 2.90 days. The factors significantly (p-value < 0.05) related to delay malaria treatment seeking were nationality, member in family, place of treatment, distance from house to place of treatment, slept in net, used mosquito repellent. There were not statistics significantly in gender, age, occupation and indoor residual spraying.|
|Appears in Collections:||GRAD-Health Sciences: Independent Study (IS)|
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