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Table 1 Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) survey results

From: Determinants of the use of insecticide-treated bed nets on islands of pre- and post-malaria elimination: an application of the health belief model in Vanuatu

HBM constructs Questions All Ambae Aneityum P
  N 445 91 354  
Under 5 years old 53 6 47  
5 to 17 years old 215 34 181  
18 to 30 years old 69 15 54  
Over 30 years old 108 36 72  
  Age range 0-75 0-75 0-74  
  Female 221 49 172  
Action Used last night 72.0% 68.2% 73.0% 0.44
Modifying factors      
Educational attainment (aged 18 or older) None 0.6% 0.0% 0.8% 0.22
Primary 41.2% 45.1% 39.7%
Secondary 48.6% 47.1% 49.2%
Unknown 9.6% 7.8% 10.3%
Malaria history I had malaria 30.1% 48.8% 25.3% <.0001
By age Under 5 years old 13.3% 42.9% 7.9%  
5 to 17 years old 20.1% 35.7% 17.5%  
18 to 30 years old 32.8% 50.0% 27.7%  
Over 30 years old 54.2% 60.0% 51.4%  
Individual beliefs      
Perceived severity I am afraid of malaria (disease) 98.7% 100% 98.4% 1
Malaria is deadly 55.1% 55.3% 55.1% 1
Perceived benefits Malaria-prevention 79.4% 78.8% 79.6% 1
Self-efficacy I am willing to sleep under a net 92.8% 95.3% 92.2% 0.4