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Table 2 Malaria prevention knowledge of study participants in West Belessa, North west Ethiopia, 2019

From: Knowledge of malaria prevention and control methods and associated factors among rural households in west Belessa district, north west Ethiopia, 2019

Variable Yes (%) No (%)
Preventability of malaria 725(94.6) 41(5.4)
Methods of malaria prevention
 IRS 641(83.7) 125(16.3)
 Using LLIN 649(84.7) 117(15.3)
 Source reduction 526(68.7) 240(31.3)
 Using drug prophylaxis 350(45.7) 416(54.3)
 Clear the vegetation 299(39.0) 467(61.0)
 Others prevention methods 60(7.8) 706(92.8)
Breeding site for malaria vector mosquitoes
 Stagnant water and swampy areas 673(87.9) 93(12.1)
 Waste material 98(12.8) 668(87.2)
 Running water 46(6.0) 720(94.0)
Malaria vector mosquitoes resting during day time
 Unclean vegetation 349(45.6) 417(54.4)
 In the house 225(29.4) 541(70.6)
  1. Other malaria prevention methods are close door/window, window screening, and aerosol spray