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Table 1 Details of MDA coverage and compliance rates by in four endemic regions/states of Myanmar

From: Rapid progress towards elimination of lymphatic filariasis in endemic regions of Myanmar as a result of 16 years of anti-filarial activities (2001–2016)

Region/state No. of endemic IUs No. of MDA rounds Period of MDA coverage Reported coverage in % (range) Compliance rate in % (range)
Magway 04a 14 2001–2016 95 (89–99) 94 (90–100)
Sagaing 06b 13 2002–2016 94 (87–100) 92 (78–100)
Mandalay 07 09 2004–2016 94 (89–97) 94 (93–95)
Rakhine 04c 06 2004–2011 96 (91–99) 96 (95–97)
  1. IU implementation unit, MDA mass drug administration
  2. aMDA started in 02 IUs in 2001, later 02 more IUs were added in 2002
  3. bMDA started in 06 IUs, later stopped in 03 IUs in 2009
  4. cMDA started in 04 IUs, later stopped in all 04 IUs in 2009