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Table 2 Association between respondent socio-demographic characteristics and knowledge about malaria

From: Local knowledge and practices towards malaria in an irrigated farming community in Ghana

  What do you think causes malaria? Yates’ Chi square
The bite of an infected mosquito Overworking in the sun
Gender 2.680
 Male 154 [97%] 4 [3%]  
 Female 179 [100%] 0 [0%]  
Age 0.094
 20–49 271 [99%] 4 [1%]  
 50–79 62 [100%] 0 [0%]  
Education 0.006
 Primary/middle/junior high 295 [99%] 4 [1%]  
 Secondary/tertiary 38 [100%] 0 [0%]  
Religion 12.731*
 Christian 303 [99.7%] 1 [0.3%]  
 Other 30 [91%] 3 [7%]  
Ethnicity 0.162
 Ga-Adangbe 174 [98%] 3 [2%]  
 Other 159 [99%] 1 [1%]  
  1. * Yates’ p value < 0.001