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Table 3 Distribution of respondents to some health service and environmental factors, Jimma town, 2010

From: Urban malaria and associated risk factors in Jimma town, south-west Ethiopia

Variables Household respondents (N = 291)
   Frequency Percentage
Previous malaria history and who got treatment Yes 244 84
  No 47 16
Type of malaria drug used Chloroquine 115 47
  Coartem 56 23
  Other antimalarial drug 73 30
Availability of ITNs One ITN 87 29.9
  More than ITNs 138 47.8
  No 66 22.3
Usage of ITNs in the home Yes 145 64.4
  No 80 35.6
Family members who use ITNs Whole family 11 7.6
  Some family members 134 92.4
Presence of stagnant water Yes 167 57.4
  No 124 42.6
Distance stagnant water nearby the home <1 km 89 53.3
  ≥1 km 78 46.7
Chemical spraying habit for mosquito control Yes 62 21.3
  No 229 78.7