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Table 7 Knowledge on malaria among native and immigrant population

From: Malaria prevalence in Mangaluru city area in the southwestern coastal region of India

  Group P value
Immigrants Native
n % n %
How does a person get malaria
 Mosquito bite 232 51.6 307 68 0.333
 Fly/insect bite 41 9.1 38 8.4
 Lack of cleanliness 38 8.4 47 10.4
How malaria can be prevented
 Eliminating breeding sources 60 13.3 109 24.1 0.451
 Bed nets 140 31.1 240 53.2
 Mosquito repellents 23 5.1 28 6.2