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Table 1 Malaria prevention practices among respondents

From: Determinants of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy (IPTp) utilization in a rural town in Western Nigeria

  No. of respondents Percent (%)
Type of dugs taken for the treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy
Chloroquine 33 27.1
Sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) 21 17.1
Arthemisinin 17 13.9
Native medication 20 16.4
Camoquine 31 25.4
Total 122 100.0
Source of information about Malaria Prevention in Pregnancy
Nurse 54 35.1
Chemist 11 7.1
Doctor 52 33.8
Others 37 24.0
Timing of use of IPTp
1 Trimester 27 26.2
2 Trimester 72 66.0
3 Trimester 8 7.8
Total 107 100.0
Time after initial dose second dose taken
1st week 48 46.6
2nd week 15 14.6
3rd week 8 7.8
4th week 15 14.6
Not taken 21 16.5