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Table 2 Knowledge of preventive measures against malaria and anemia

From: Malaria and anemia prevention in pregnant women of rural Burkina Faso

  ANC All PValue
Knowledge factors (%) Users n = 159 Non Users n = 66 All n = 225 p-value
Malaria prevention     
   Chloroquine 128 (66) 35 (59) 163 (65) <0.001
   Mosquito nets 40 (21) 2 (3) 42 (17) < 0.001
   Hygiene 6 (3) 3 (5) 9 (4) n.s.
   Protective clothing 12 (6) 0 (0) 12 (5) <0.05
   Does not know 7 (4) 19 (32) 26 (10) <0.001
Anemia prevention     
   Iron/Folic acid 129 (76) 16 (25) 145 (63) <0.001
   Adequate nutrition 29 (17) 8 (13) 37 (16) n.s.
   Does not know 11 (7) 39 (62) 50 (22) <0.001