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Table 4 Reported malaria disease knowledge from FGD groups, Jabi Tehnan district, NW Ethiopia

From: Community knowledge, perceptions, and practices regarding malaria and its control in Jabi Tehnan district, Amhara Region, Northwest Ethiopia

Health cluster Estimated malaria cases/year Affected group Mosquito biting time Malaria calendar
Fetegem 2–3 Children, night guard workers, farmers Night April–September
Maksegn 4–15 Children, pregnant women, farmers Night April–September
Kuni 10–15 Children, pregnant women, farmers, Night April–September
Agomamit 4–100 Children, pregnant women, farmers Night April–September
Mankusa 15–50 Children, pregnant women, farmers 21:00–23:00 Year round
Woyenema Difficult to estimate Children, people work in irrigated fields 21:00–00:00 Year round
Awunt Difficult to estimate Children, people work in irrigated fields Night Year round
Jiga 5–20 Children, people work in irrigated fields Night April–September
Yeraber Difficult to estimate Children, pregnant women Night April-September
Malan Difficult to estimate Children, pregnant women Night April–September