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Table 2 Use of malaria prevention measures by pregnant women attending antenatal clinics and delivery units

From: Malaria prevalence among pregnant women in two districts with differing endemicity in Chhattisgarh, India

  Antenatal clinics Delivery units
Prevention measures utilized Rajnandgaon n = 1498 Bastar n = 1198 Rajnandgaon n = 547 Bastar n = 481
Bed net in household* 556 (37.1) 541 (45.2) 166 (30.4) 147 (30.6)
Among bed net owners: ITN 7 (1.3) 2 (0.4) 2 (1.2) 3 (2.0)
Sleeps under net most nights* 312 (56.1) 345 (63.8) 70 (42.2) 80 (54.4)
Slept under net last night* 347 (62.4) 395 (73.0) 103 (62.0) 108 (73.5)
Taken malaria prophylaxis in pregnancy* 0 4 (0.3) 0 (0) 3 (0.6)
IRS of home* 488 (32.6) 209 (17.5) 167 (30.6) 103 (21.4)
  1. ITN = insecticide-treated bed net. IRS = indoor residual spraying.
  2. Numbers presented are n (%). Numbers may not add to sample size secondary to missing data.
  3. * p < 0.05 comparing Rajnandgoan with Bastar districts for ANC participants.
  4. p < 0.05 comparing Rajnandgoan with Bastar districts for DU participants.