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Table 2 Adjusteda estimates for mean scores on outcome variables for comparison and intervention districts

From: The impact of a hybrid social marketing intervention on inequities in access, ownership and use of insecticide-treated nets

  (1) Comparison (2) Intervention (3) Test statisticc (4) p
Knowledge of malaria     
   Mosquito bites cause malaria 58.7% 76.1% 86.15 0.000
Knowledge of nets and treatment     
   Familiar with mosquito nets 92.0% 95.9% 27.35 0.000
   Ever heard of insecticide treatment 14.4% 51.9% 409.08 0.000
   ITN kills or repels mosquitoes 10.7% 39.4% 302.32 0.000
   Know that ITN needs re-treatment 2.3% 19.3% 245.06 0.000
   No disadvantages to ITN use 7.5% 24.2 150.35 0.000
   Ever heard of PowerNET 10.8% 69.4% 897.58 0.000
   Ever heard of POWERCHEM 1.9% 20.7% 319.71 0.000
Access to mosquito nets     
   Access to mosquito nets (in minutes) 222.0 131.4 136.20d 0.000
   Access to nets in 15 minutes or less 8.8% 28.1% 171.14 0.000
Beliefs about malaria protection     
   One can protect oneself from malaria 57.8% 75.7% 94.57 0.000
   One can protect by using a net 18.1% 37.2% 116.24 0.000
   One can protect by using an ITN 1.0% 8.0% 108.59 0.000
Behaviour     
   Number of mosquito nets in household 0.26 0.41 36.07d 0.000
   Number of ITNs owned by household 0.06 0.25 117.14d 0.000
   Ever had ITN in household 1.3% 14.0% 225.44 0.000
   Ever bought PowerNET 1.4% 14.6% 248.55 0.000
   Ever bought POWERCHEM 0.4% 5.1% 100.51 0.000
   Usually sleeps under a net 5.4% 13.3% 62.52 0.000
  1. aMeans and proportions adjusted for age of respondents, assets, sex, urban/rural residence, education, marital status and number of children. bNot adjusted for marital status. cχ2-test with1 df, unless specified otherwise. dF-test with 1 & 2974 df.