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Table 1 Distribution of confirmed malaria cases, API, and microscopists/region (year 2011)

From: Bottom-up approach to strengthen community-based malaria control strategy from community health workers’ perceptions of their past, present, and future: a qualitative study in Palawan, Philippines

Region Confirmed malaria cases API Microscopists
(P. falciparum) Registered Participants
Total 4984 (76.3%) 5.71 290 50 (17.2%)
 Northern region 200 (57.0%) 0.60* 115 28 (24.3%)
 Puerto Princesa City 795 (71.2%) 3.84 30 0 (0%)
 Southern region 3989 (78.3%) 12.1* 145 22 (15.2%)
  1. API annual parasite index
  2. *Chi-square test between the northern region and southern region (p < 0.0001)