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Table 1 General characteristics of the participants (n = 551)

From: Is Nigeria winning the battle against malaria? Prevalence, risk factors and KAP assessment among Hausa communities in Kano State

Variables N %
Gender
 Male 340 61.7
 Female 211 38.3
Age groups (years)
 <12 63 11.4
 12–17 135 24.5
 ≥18 353 64.1
Address
 Kura 127 23.0
 Bebeji 119 21.6
 Gwarzo 97 17.6
 Shanono 99 18.0
 Minjibir 109 19.9
Household monthly income
 <NGN 32,000 231 41.9
 ≥NGN 32,000 320 58.1
Type of house
 Mud 430 78.0
 Concrete 121 22.0
Water source
 Safe drinking water 356 64.6
 Safe domestic water 348 63.2
 Presence of domestic animals 228 41.4
Insecticide treated nets (ITNs)
 Having ITNs 438 79.5
 Do not have ITNs 113 20.5
Source of ITNs
 Government 363 83.1
 Personal 75 16.9
History of malaria infection
 Recent (less than 6 months) 183 33.2
 Long ago 368 66.8
  1. NGN Nigerian Naira; (US$1 = NGN 165)