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Table 2 Expenditure and use of Malaria Prevention Measures

From: Malaria prevention in north-eastern Tanzania: patterns of expenditure and determinants of demand at the household level

Prevention measure Sample mean (US$) % of respondents engaging in activity Mean expenditure over 2 weeks (US$) % of total expenditure over 2 weeks
Bed nets 6.96 0.68 0.18 43
Treatment of bed nets 0.74 0.27 0.02 4
Repair of bed nets 0.07 0.26 < 0.01 0
Aerosols 0.01 0.01 0.01 1
Coils 0.04 0.15 0.04 11
Clean environment < 0.01 0.13 < 0.01 1
Clear vegetation - 0.01 - -
Eat/drink herbs < 0.01 0.01 < 0.01 0
Spray 0.10 0.08 0.10 25
Repellents 0.06 0.05 0.06 14
Use smoke - 0.02 - -
Other < 0.01 0.05 < 0.00 1
Total    0.41 100
  1. 1: Reference time frames are five years for nets; six months for treatment and repair of nets; and two weeks for the remaining prevention measures.