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Table 5 Reported malaria infection among households within the previous six months and preferred control/treatment method, 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 (%)
Preferred malaria prevention method for the household (n = 352) LLINs 261 (74.1)
IRS 51 (14.5)
Case treatment 9 (2.6)
Larval source management 22 (6.3)
Do not know 9 (2.6)
Malaria infection history in household within previous 6 months (n = 352) Yes 102 (29.0)
No 250 (71.0)
Treatment sought (n = 102) Health post/centre 88 (86.3)
Hospital 1 (1.0)
Traditional healer(s) 3 (2.9)
Drug store (pharmacy) 7 (6.9)
  Nowhere 3 (2.9)