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Table 3 Contributing factors of zoonotic malaria transmission among Orang Asli community in Pos Kuala Betis, Kelantan, Peninsular Malaysia in 2019

From: Perceptions and prevention practices on malaria among the indigenous Orang Asli community in Kelantan, Peninsular Malaysia

Characteristic Overall Angkek Betak Sri Galas Lambok Podek P-value
Frequency of spending the night at home, n (%)
 Every night 508 (94.8) 97 (87.4) 41 (97.6) 95 (95) 126 (95.5) 149 (98.7) 0.001
 Occasionally 28 (5.5) 14 (12.6) 1 (2.4) 5 (5) 6 (4.5) 2 (1.3)  
Monkey presence within 500 m from the house, n (%)
 Yes 253 (47.2) 53 (47.7) 2 (4.8) 98 (98) 97 (73.5) 3 (2)  < 0.001
 No 283 (52.8) 58 (52.3) 40 (95.2) 2 (2) 35 (26.5) 148 (98)  
Enter the nearby forest within the last 6 months, n (%)
 Yes 108 (20.1) 49 (45.4) 8 (19) 15 (15) 17 (12.9) 19 (12.6)  < 0.001
 No 428 (79.9) 62 (54.6) 34 (81) 85 (85) 115 (87.1) 132 (87.4)