Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases / 2019 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Awareness and Malaria Prevention Practices in a Rural Community in the Ho Municipality, Ghana

Table 5

Association between knowledge of malaria preventive measure and demographic characteristics.

Knowledge on malaria preventive measures
VariableResponsesPoor knowledge (%)Fair knowledge (%)Good knowledge (%)P value

Age of respondents18-25 years20(26)40(53)16(21)0.110
26-40 years20(19)64(61)21(20)
41-64 years20(39)20(39)11(22)
65+ years5(31)10(63)1(6)

SexMale38(32)58(49)23(19)0.131
Female27(21)76(59)26(20)

Highest educational level attained by respondentsNone14(26)27(50)13(24)0.094
Primary24(22)65(59)21(19)
Secondary20(27)38(52)15(201)
Tertiary7(64)4(36)0(0)

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