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Table 2 Respondents’ Utilization of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs)

From: Impact of health education intervention on insecticide treated nets uptake among nursing mothers in rural communities in Nigeria

  Experimental group Control group
  Pre intervention N = 200 [%] Post intervention N = 190 [%] Degree of change P value Pre intervention N = 200 [%] Post intervention N = 180 [%] Degree of change P value
Prevalence of ITN use
Ever use ITN 59 [29.5] 138 [72.6] 45.2 <0.001 55 [27.5] 57 [31.6] 4.1 0.37
Never use ITN 141 [70.5] 52 [27.4]    145 [72.5] 123 [68.4]   
Amount willing to pay to own ITN
<N200 82 [41.0%] 84 [44.2] 3.2 0.47 88 [44.0%] 82 [45.6] −1.6 0.93
N200-N500 84 [42.0%] 82 [43.2]    90 [45.0%] 80 [44.4]   
N500-N1000 34 [17.0%] 24 [12.6]    22 [11.0%] 18 [10.0]   
Knowledge about mounting ITN
Knowledgeable 129 [64.5] 186 [97.9] 33.5% <0.001 91 [45.5] 88 [48.9] −3.4% 0.51
Not Knowledgeable 69 [35.5] 4 [2.1]    109 [54.5] 92 [51.1]   
Knowledge of treatment of ITN
Correct (6 monthly ) 78 [39.0] 144 [75.8] 36.8 <0.001 34 [17.0] 32 [17.8] 0.8 0.84
Incorrect 122 [61.0] 46 [24.2]    166 [83.0] 148 [82.2]