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Table 3 Prevalence of Malaria and potential infection risk factors, BennaTsemay District, Southern Ethiopia, 2012

From: Prevalence of malaria and associated factors in Benna Tsemay district of pastoralist community, Southern Ethiopia

Factors Number Infected cases (%) 95 % CI
Over all prevalence 461 28(6.1) (4.2, 8.5)
Reproductive age group
 No 332 20(6.0) (3.8, 9.0)
 Yes 129 8(6.2) (2.9, 11.4)
Religion
 Traditional believers 383 25(6.5) (4.4, 9.3)
 All other religions (Christian and Muslim) 78 3(3.8) (1.6, 6.1)
Family Education
 Primary school attendance 47 4(8.5) (2.8, 19.3)
 No school attendance 414 24(5.8) (3.8, 8.4)
HH technological access (mobile, radio)
 Yes 246 5 (2.0) (0.7, 4.4)
 No 215 23 (10.7) (7.0, 15.4)
Condition of MNs
 Safe MN(good) 152 1(0.7) (0.03, 3.2)
 Unsafe MN(torn) 272 23(8.5) (5.6, 12.2)
 No MN 42 4(9.5) (3.8, 8.3)
Slept under MNs prior to day of survey
 Yes 165 2(1.2) (0.2, 3.9)
 No 254 22(8.7) (5.6, 12.6)
‘Boronge’ practice
 No 170 3(1.8) (0.5, 4.7)
 Yes 291 25(8.6) (5.8, 12.2)
‘Ara’ practice
 No 168 5(3.0) (1.0, 6.5)
 Yes 293 23(7.8) (5.2, 11.4)
‘Dugo’ house use
 No 183 6(2.3) (0.7, 4.4)
 Yes 278 22(7.9) (5.2, 11.6)
Witchcraft visit
 No 183 6(2.3) (0.7, 4.4)
 Yes 278 22(7.9) (5.2, 11.6)
‘Rhae/Rhaento’ practice
 No 252 8(3.2) (1.5, 5.9)
 Yes 209 20(9.6) (6.1, 11.1)
  1. Footnote: MN mosquito net, HH house hold, CI confidence interval