Table 4: Treatment methods employed by residents in homes and hostels in Gboko.

Location
Gboko
Total number of homesNumber of Homes infested (%)Insect powderNet spray insecticide (%)Nuvan (%)Kerosene (%)Exposure under sun (%)Burning (%)Soap and Omo  (detergent)Abandoning

Central10712 (11.2)28 (26.2)6 (6.5)37 (34.6)9 (8.4)11 (10.3)5 (4.7)5 (4.7)6 (5.6)
East1017 (6.9)23 (22.8)4 (4.0)34 (33.7)14 (13.9)11 (10.9)7 (6.9)3 (3.0)5 (5.0)
West11820 (16.9)31 (26.3)5 (4.2)37 (31.4)13 (11.0)13 (11.0)7 (5.9)6 (5.1)6 (5.1)
North13238 (28.8)33 (25.0)5 (3.8)44 (33.3)16 (12.1)16 (12.1)9 (9.0)5 (3.8)4 (3.0)
South1429 (6.3)32 (22.5)8 (5.6)44 (31.0)19 (13.4)14 (9.9)10 (7.0)8 (5.6)7 (4.9)

Total60086 (70.1)147 (118.3)28 (23.2)196 (184.0)71 (58.8)65 (54.2)38 (33.5)27 (22.2)28 (23.6)