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Table 4 Malaria prevention practices in index 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)
Use of mosquito bed nets
 Yes 70 (17.5) (13.9–21.6)
 No 330 (82.5) (78.4–86.1)
Use of ITNs
 Yes 34 (8.5) (6.0–11.7)
 No 366 (91.5) (88.3–94.0)
Use of SP
 Yes 165 (41.2) (36.4–46.2)
 No 235 (58.8) (53.8–63.6)
Doses of SP received (n = 400)
 One 165 (41.2) (36.4–46.2)
 Two 5 (1.3) (0.4–2.9)
Use of other drugs for preventing MIP
 Chloroquine® 25 (6.3) (4.1–9.1)
 Antibiotics 8 (2.0) (0.9–3.9)