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Table 3 Utilization and Cost of Other Preventive Methods

From: Towards making efficient use of household resources for appropriate prevention of malaria: investigating households’ ownership, use and expenditures on ITNs and other preventive tools in Southeast Nigeria

Method Utilization(n) Cost [Naira(std)] Cost-USD
Cleaning environment 212 (42.4) 20.2 (82.4) 0.13
Clearing of vegetation 144 (28.8) 14.5 (120.6) 0.1
Window & door net 92 (18.4) 172.6 (54.2) 1.2
Indoor spray (IRHS) 46 (9.2) 138.5 (181.3) 0.92
Aerosol spray 36 (7.20) 136.9 (193.1) 0.91
Burning mosquito coil 35 (7.0) 35.2 (52.1) 0.2
Other Mosquito repellants 28 95.6) 109.6 (165.6) 0.73
Growing plants 7 (1.4) 0.83 (6.45) 0.005
Ingestion of herbs 4 (0.8) 15.7 (119.2) 0.1
Smoke 2 (0.4) 0 (0) 0
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