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Table 3 Knowledge of malaria prevention in pregnancy among respondents attending ANC in Cross River State

From: Barriers to and determinants of the use of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Cross River State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Variable n (%) (95 % CI)
Mosquito bed nets
 Yes 248 (62.0) (57.0–66.8)
 No 152 (38.0) (33.2–43.0)
Insecticide-treated mosquito bed nets
 Yes 298 (74.5) (70.0–78.7)
 No 102 (25.5) (21.3–30.1)
SP
 Yes 256 (64.0) (59.1–68.7)
 No 144 (36.0) (31.3–40.9)
Correct dose of SP (n = 256)
 Yes 220 (85.9) (81.1–90.0)
 No 36 (14.1) (10.1–18.9)
Gestational age for taking SP (n = 256)
 First trimester 44 (17.2) (12.8–22.4)
 Second trimester 97 (37.9) (31.9–44.1)
 Third trimester 22 (8.6) (5.5–12.7)
 Don’t know 93 (36.3) (30.4–42.5)