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Table 4 Methods respondents used for prevention of mosquito bites in their homes

From: Malaria knowledge and agricultural practices that promote mosquito breeding in two rural farming communities in Oyo State, Nigeria

Methods used for prevention of mosquito bites in homes Fasola community (N = 199) Soku community (N = 204) Total (%)
Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
Killing of mosquitoes with broom 79 (21.9) 125 (28.0) 204 (25.3)
Mosquito coil 93 (25.8) 100 (22.3) 193 (23.9)
Electric fan 54 (15.0) 97 (21.7) 151 (18.7)
Insecticide sprays 63 (17.5) 33 (7.4) 96 (11.9)
Window/door screen 33 (9.2) 49 (11.0) 82 (10.2)
Insect repellant body cream 14 (3.9) 25 (5.6) 39 (4.8)
Insecticide treated bed-nets (ITN) 22 (6.1) 17 (3.8) 39 (4.8)
Mosquito candle 2 (0.6) 1 (0.2) 3 (0.4)
  1. ** Multiple responses allowed