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Table 1 Household vulnerability to malaria, by economic status (ES) group

From: Inequalities in purchase of mosquito nets and willingness to pay for insecticide-treated nets in Nigeria: Challenges for malaria control interventions

  No of respondents perceiving risk of malaria (%) No of malaria episodes in previous month Expenditure in previous month to prevent malaria (Naira) Expenditure in previous month to treat malaria (Naira)
  Per household Per capita Per household Per capita Per household Per capita
Q1 (Most poor) 38 (27.3) 0.41 0.18 31.6 12.3 106.6 43.1
Q2 (Very poor) 18 (12.9) 0.55 0.15 32.4 7.5 290.2 85.6
Q3 (Poor) 25 (18.1) 0.59 0.16 47.7 13.7 359.0 98.9
Q4 (Less poor) 28 (20.1) 1.01 0.20 52.3 12.8 444.3 126.8
Q5 (Least poor) 30 (21.6) 1.03 0.17 127.5 20.5 674.6 120.3
Chi2 8.4** 53.6*** 12.5 40.4*** 35.7 57.7*** 39.5
Q1:Q5 ratio 1.37 0.40 1.1 0.25 0.6 0.16 0.4
  1. Significance of parameters *<0.10, **<0.05, ***<0.01