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Table 3 Preventive measures used by the study participants for malaria control

From: Evaluation of malaria preventive measures among adult patients attending the Bamendjou and Foumbot district hospitals of the West Region of Cameroon

  Foumbot community Bamendjou community
RDT Pos (%), N = 80 (47.06) RDT Neg (%), N = 90 (52.94) Total (%), N = 170 RDT Pos (%), N = 39 (19.8) RDT Neg (%), N = 158 (80.20) Total (%),
N = 197
Use of LLINs 60 (75) 75 (83.33) 135 (79.41) 30 (76.92) 45 (91.77) 75 (38.07)
Use of window and door nets 55 (68.75) 65 (72.22) 120 (70.59) 30 (76.92) 143 (90.51) 173 (87.82)
Using insect repellent spray 30 (37.5) 50 (55.56) 80 (47.06) 10 (25.64) 87 (55.06) 97 (49.24)
Draining stagnant water 40 (50) 69 (76.67) 109 (64.12) 20 (51.28) 90 (56.96) 110 (55.84)
Killing mosquito with a broom 20 (25) 20 (22.22) 40 (23.53) 18 (46.15) 50 (31.65) 68 (34.52)
Using mosquito coil 25 (31.25) 35 (38.89) 60 (35.29) 10 (25.64) 28 (17.72) 38 (19.29)
Insect repellent body cream 15 (18.75) 39 (43.33) 54 (31.76) 3 (7.69) 14 (8.86) 17 (8.63)
Use of mosquito candle 25 (31.25) 20 (22.22) 45 (26.47) 3 (7.69) 23 (14.56) 26 (13.2)
Use of Mosquito sprays 10 (12.5) 35 (38.89) 45 (26.47) 5 (12.82) 25 (15.82) 30 (15.23)
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