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Table 5 Socio-economic status (SES) differences by prevention method

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

Variable Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 X2(p value)
Other Mosquito repellants 6 (21.4) 5 (17.9) 4 (14.3) 9 (32.1) 4 (14.3) 2.51 (0.64)
Smoke 2 (100) 0 0 0 0 7.5 (0.11)
Clear vegetation 39 (28.3) 27 (19.6) 28 (20.3) 24 (17.4) 20 (14.5) 7.4 (0.12)
Eat/drink herbs 1 (25) 2 (50) 1 (25) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1.3 (0.9)
Burn mosquito coil 6 (17.1) 7 (20) 4 (11.4) 14 (40) 4 (11.4) 7.3 (0.12)
Cleaned environment 33 (16.3) 39 (19.2) 34 (16.7) 41 (20.2) 56 (27.6) 4.9 (0.29)
Aerosol spray 6 (16.7) 10 (27.8) 4 (11.1) 5 (13.9) 11 (30.6) 4.0 (0.4)
Indoor spray (IRHS) 8 (17.4) 9 (19.6) 8 (17.4) 12 (26.1) 9 (19.6) 0.7 (0.9)
Grow plants 1 (14.3) 1 (14.3) 3 (42.9) 1 (14.3) 1 (14.3) 2.8 (0.58)
Window and door net 9 (10.1) 14 (15.7) 16 (18) 22 (24.7) 28 (31.5) 8.4 (0.04)
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