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Table 2 Practices and attitudes of respondents towards control and preventive measures of malaria, Woreta town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices of malaria transmission and preventive measures in Woreta town, Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Categories Frequency (%)
Malaria is preventable and curable Yes 138 (95.8)
No 6 (4.2)
Type of antimalarial drug used Chloroquine 48 (33.3)
Coartem® 68 (47.2)
Other antimalarials 28 (19.4)
Use of at least one ITNs in the house Yes 144 (100)
No 0 (0)
Trend in the use of ITNs Always 36 (25.0)
Sometimes 98 (68.1)
Do not use 10 (6.9)
Practice in malaria control activities Draining logged water 83 (57.6)
Environmental clearing 39 (27.1)
Educating people 22 (15.3)