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Table 6 Attitudes of beneficiaries regarding malaria prevention

From: Malaria prevention knowledge, attitudes, and practices in Zambezia Province, Mozambique

Variables N Percentage (%)
I feel confident that I know how to prevent malaria
 Disagree or strongly disagree 70 9.7
 Neutral 29 4.0
 Agree or strongly agree 622 86.3
 Total 721 100.0
I know where I can get treatment for malaria
 Disagree or strongly disagree 16 2.2
 Neutral 10 1.4
 Agree or strongly agree 695 96.4
 Total 721 100.0
The use of a bed net every night is important so that I can protect myself from getting malaria
 Disagree or strongly disagree 17 2.4
 Neutral 5 0.7
 Agree or strongly disagree 699 96.9
 Total 721 100.0
My family, friends and neighbours influence my decision-making regarding my health
 Disagree or strongly disagree 170 23.6
 Neutral 52 7.2
 Agree or strongly agree 499 69.2
 Total 721 100.0