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Table 3 Frequency of malaria treatment

From: Assessing the effective use of mosquito nets in the prevention of malaria in some parts of Mezam division, Northwest Region Cameroon

  Frequency of malaria treatment Total N (%) X2 P value
Monthly N (%) Six monthly N (%) Yearly N (%) Other N (%) None N (%)
Are using LLINs Yes 16 (2.3) 43 (7.2) 133 (22.2) 148 (24.8) 258 (43.1) 598 (80.3) 70.3 0.00
No 24 (16.3) 41 (27.8) 43 (29.3) 28 (18.1) 11 (7.48) 147 (19.7) 36.6 0.00
Total 40 (5.4) 84 (11.3) 176 (23.6) 176 (23.6) 269 (36.1) 745 (100)   
Condition of LLINs Very good 0 (%) 15 (3.7) 90 (21.9) 124 (30.2) 181 (44.1) 410 (73.7) 42.1 0.00
Ok 4 (3.9) 10 (9.7) 18 (17.5) 26 (25.2) 45 (43.6) 103 (18.5) 6.41 0.09
Poor 12 (27.9) 18 (41.9) 7 (16.3) 4 (9.3) 2 (4.7) 43 (7.7) 2.88 0.41
Total 16 (2.9) 43 (7.7) 115 (20.7) 152 (27.3) 230 (41.4) 556 (100)   
How often LLINs is used Everyday 0 15 (3.8) 63 (16.1) 106 (27.1) 207 (52.9) 391 (66.5) 57.9 0.00
When sick 4 (16) 9 (36) 7 (28) 3 (12) 2 (8) 25 (4.3) 15.9 0.00
When at home 3 (2.7) 12 (10.7) 47 (41.9) 23 (20.5) 27 (24.1) 112 (19.1) 19.8 0.00
Not often 10 (16.7) 14 (23.3) 19 (31.7) 9 (15) 8 (13.3) 60 (10.2) 6.50 0.04
Total 17 (2.9) 50 (8.5) 136 (23.1) 141 (23.9) 244 (41.5) 588 (100)   
Age 0–5 51 (10.3) 58 (11.7) 77 (15.6) 115 (23.2) 194 (39.1) 495 (59.9) 28.9 0.02
15–48 18 (5.4) 50 (15.1) 123 (37.2) 69 (20.8) 71 (21.5) 331 (40.1) 7.76 0.00
Total   69 (8.4) 108 (13) 200 (24.1) 184 (22.3) 265 (32.1) 826 (100)