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Table 1 Reported sources of malaria information by village

From: Community knowledge, attitudes and practices towards malaria in Ha-Lambani, Limpopo Province, South Africa: a cross-sectional household survey

Village name Masetoni
n = 86
Tshihothi
n = 41
Tshamulavhu
n = 134
Total
n = 261
p value
Source of malaria knowledge n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) α = 0.05
Radio 0(0) 3(7.3) 3(2.2) 6(2.3)
School 3(3.5) 0(0) 3(2.2) 6(2.30
Clinic 78(90.7) 32(78.0) 111(82.8) 221(84.7) P = 0.13
Friends 1(1.2) 0(0) 2(1.5) 3(1.10
Family 1(1.2) 5(12.2) 12(9) 18(6.9) P = 0.03
Other sourcese 3(3.5) 1(2.4) 3(2.20 7(2.7) P = 0.85
Total 86(100) 41(100) 134(100) 261(100)
  1. Other sourcese of malaria information included Indoor residual Spraying team, television, home-based care workers, neighbors or newspaper. Chi-square test for differences in prevalence across villages