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Table 2 Knowledge by households of malaria and long-lasting insecticide nets in Jiga Yelmdar village, Jabi Tehnan District, north-western Ethiopia, January 2014

From: Distribution and utilization of vector control strategies in a malarious village of Jabi Tehnan District, north-western Ethiopia

Characteristic Category Number (%)
Heard about malaria (n = 352) Yes 350 (99.4)
  No 2 (0.6)
Information source about malaria (n = 351) Health worker 292 (83.2)
Mass media 21 (6.0)
Friend 23 (6.6)
Other 15 (4.3)
Method used to prevent malaria (n = 352) LLINs 315 (89.5)
IRS 11 (3.1)
Aerosol spray 1 (0.3)
Anti-malarial tablet 10 (2.8)
Clean surroundings 10 (2.8)
Habitat management 2 (0.6)
Other 3 (0.9)
Heard about LLINs (n = 352) Yes 348 (98.9)
No 4 (1.1)
Have LLINs (n = 352) Yes 341 (96.9)
No 11 (3.1)
Number of LLINs per household (n = 341) 1 136 (39.9)
2 182 (53.4)
3 18 (5.3)
  ≥4 5 (1.5)