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Table 3 Utilization of malaria prevention measures by pregnant women

From: Availability and utilization of malaria prevention strategies in pregnancy in eastern India

  Jharkhand
n = 120
Chhattisgarh
n = 160
Reports malaria as a large concern in pregnancy* 76.7% 36.3%
Bednet available in household* 90.8% 40%
Slept under bednet last night* 82.5% 20%
Insecticide-treated bednet in household 3.3% 0%
Use of chemoprophylaxis in pregnancy 0% 0.6%
Government ever sprayed house with insecticide 50.8% 31.9%
  1. * p < 0.001 comparing Jharkhand with Chhattisgarh participants.
  2. p = 0.02 comparing Jharkhand with Chhattisgarh participants.
  3. p = 0.001 comparing Jharkhand with Chhattisgarh participants.