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Table 2 Household reporting having malaria according to housing conditions and preventive practices

From: Socioeconomic factors, attitudes and practices associated with malaria prevention in the coastal plain of Chiapas, Mexico

Indexes Reported having malaria Total Chi2
  No Yes   Sig.
Housing condition 0 6.7% 0.6% 7.2%  
  1 19.5% 3.2% 22.7%  
  2 61.3% 6.3% 67.7%  
  3 2.4% 0.0% 2.4% P > 0.5
Preventive practices 0 1.7% 0.2% 1.9%  
  1 25.8% 3.9% 29.7%  
  2 62.5% 5.9% 68.4% P > 0.5
  1. Housing conditions: 3 = cement-brick walls + cement floor + cement roof; 2 = any of cement walls, floor or roof; 1 = any of the three and; 0 = none of them.
  2. Preventive practices: 2 = reported having bed nets and purchased any product for mosquito bites prevention; 1 = reported any of the two and; 0 = none.
  3. Households reported having malaria: 1 = for those reporting having had malaria and; 0 = for those reporting no malaria.